Local soldier killed in Afghanistan

September 1, 2010 2:37:02 PM PDT
A local soldier is one of the latest casualties in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Wednesday the death of Staff Sergeant Jesse Infante. The thirty year old was from Cypress.

He and four other soldiers were killed Monday when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Sergeant Infante received several medals and ribbons during his more than ten years of service in the Army.


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