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Pentagon identifies soldier who died Monday in Afghanistan

Spc. Miguel L. Holmes, 22, of Hinesville, Ga., died in Nangarhar province from wounds sustained in a noncombat incident, according to a Defense Department statement. The incident is under investigation.

U.S. NATIONAL GUARD

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: May 7, 2019

An Army infantryman died Monday in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Tuesday.

Spc. Miguel L. Holmes, 22, of Hinesville, Ga., died in Nangarhar province from wounds sustained in a noncombat incident, according to a Defense Department statement. The incident is under investigation.

No further information about the death was provided.

Holmes, who was deployed in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, was assigned to 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Savannah, Ga.

The 118th is a unit of the Georgia Army National Guard.

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