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Carlisle soldier killed in Afghanistan

Written by The Associated Press | Oct 8, 2013 1:26 PM
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(Carlisle) -- A Carlisle man assigned to Fort Benning in Georgia is among a group of four US soldiers killed during an attack in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense says 25-year-old Sergeant Patrick C. Hawkins was killed October 6th when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive in the Zhari District of Kandahar Province.

Hawkins was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.

Also killed in the attack were 24-year-old Pfc. Cody J. Patterson of Philomath, Oregon; 25-year-old 1st Lt. Jennifer M. Moreno of San Diego, California; and Sgt. Joseph M. Peters, 24, of Springfield, Missouri.

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