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Sgt. Barun Rai, killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 3, 2011.
Sgt. Barun Rai, killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 3, 2011. (Courtesy U.S. Army)

WIESBADEN, Germany — A memorial service for Sgt. Barun Rai, who was killed Aug. 3 in Afghanistan, is planned for 2 p.m. Friday at the Bamberg Community Chapel at Bamberg’s Warner Barracks.

Rai, 24, of Silver Spring, Md., died of injuries sustained in a vehicle rollover in Afghanistan’s Logar province. According to a 21st Theater Sustainment Command news release, an investigation is being conducted to determine the cause of the accident. The unit deployed to Afghanistan in December 2010.

The Bamberg-based soldier was a supply clerk and unit armorer with the 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st TSC. He was posthumously promoted to sergeant, said Lt. Col. Anna Friederich, 21st TSC spokeswoman.

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