Kennewick man killed serving in Afghanistan

Kennewick man killed serving in Afghanistan

Kennewick man killed serving in Afghanistan

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by KREM.com

NWCN.com

Posted on June 20, 2013 at 1:05 PM

Updated Friday, Dec 20 at 6:20 PM

BEGRAM, Afghanistan-- Department of Defense officials said a man from Kennewick, Wash. died June18th while serving in Afghanistan.

Spc. Robert W. Ellis, 21, died from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire.  Ellis was one of four soldiers who were killed in the attack while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

The other fallen service members include:

Sgt. Justin R. Johnson, 25, of Hobe Sound, Fla, assigned to the 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Eustis, Va.,

Spc. Ember M. Alt, 21, of Beech Island, S.C.,

Spc. William R. Moody, 30, of Burleson, Texas, all assigned to 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

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