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Ft. Stewart soldier dies of combat injuries

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FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) -- U.S. Department of Defense officials have identified a Georgia-based soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

Officials say 22-year-old Spc. James T. Wickliffchacin, of Edmond, Okla., died Friday at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.

Officials say Wickliffchacin was injured Aug. 12 when an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations south of Kabul.

The soldier was assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, and was based at Fort Stewart, Ga.

Associated Press

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