ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- A local soldier has died serving in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense announced Thursday Chief Warrant Officer Michael S. Duskin from Orange Park was killed Oct. 23.
Duskin was 42. He died serving in Operation Enduring Freedom in the Chak District, Wardak Province.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Duskin was killed from small arms fire while on dismounted patrol during combat operations, according to the Department of Defense.
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