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September 24, 2013 at 3:59 PM

JBLM soldier 1 of 3 fatally shot Saturday in Afghanistan

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD — The Department of Defense says a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier was one of the three American soldiers killed Saturday in Afghanistan.

They were shot by an Afghan wearing a security forces uniform.

The three soldiers were identified Tuesday as:

  • Spc. Joshua J. Strickland, 23, of Woodstock, Ga., assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
  • Staff Sgt. Liam J. Nevins, 32, of Denver, Colo., assigned to 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Watkins, Colo.
  • Sgt. Timothy R. McGill, 30, of Ramsey, N.J., assigned to 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Middletown, R.I.

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