soldier death

Sgt. James G. Johnston, explosive ordnance disposal specialist, 79th Ordnance Battalion (Explosive Ordnance Disposal)

A Fort Hood soldier died in Afghanistan Tuesday.

Sgt. James G. Johnston, 24, a native Texan who was residing in Copperas Cove, died because of injuries he received while engaged in small arms combat in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan, according to a Department of Defense news release.

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