JBLM soldier killed in Afghanistan

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JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord was killed Saturday in Afghanistan.

The Defense Department says 36-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Daehan Park of Watertown, Conn., was fatally injured by an improvised bomb. He was a member of the 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group.

The News Tribune reports Park is the third Lewis-McChord soldier to be killed by enemy explosives in the last two weeks in Afghanistan.