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Soldier from Northern California killed in Afghanistan

A soldier from Northern California has been killed in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday.

Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Fogarty, 30, of Alameda died Sunday in the Ahmad-Kheyl region near the Pakistan border when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device.

Fogarty was assigned to the 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

For information on other service members who have died, see California's War Dead database.

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