Ainsworth was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.
Local soldier killed in Afghan insurgent attack
WASHINGTON The Pentagon statement issued Monday says Staff Sgt. Jesse W. Ainsworth of Dayton, Texas, died Saturday near Kandahar in southern Afghanistan when his unit was attacked by Afghan insurgents.
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