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Soldier from Rocky Mount dies in Afghanistan

Published On: Nov 16 2012 10:42:01 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 17 2012 12:10:46 PM CST
ROCKY MOUNT (AP) -

Military officials say an Army soldier from North Carolina has died in Afghanistan.
    
The Department of Defense announced Friday that 25-year-old Staff Sgt. Rayvon Battle Jr. of Rocky Mount died Nov. 13, in Kandahar province.
    
Battle was assigned to the 38th Engineer Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

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