soldier death

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

A Fort Hood soldier killed in action earlier this week in Afghanistan will be buried in Central Texas, a Fort Hood official confirmed.

Sgt. James G. Johnston, 24, of Trumansburg, New York, died from 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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