Michigan Soldier Dies
Officials say a 31-year-old soldier originally from Michigan who was deployed once to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan has died at Fort Benning, Ga.
Twenty-five-year-old Army Capt. Drew Russell, from the Kalamazoo County community of Scotts, died Saturday in Kandahar province.
Michigan has lost another soldier in the long war in Afghanistan.
A 20-year-old U.S. Navy hospital corpsman from Midland who enlisted out of high school and was on his first deployment to Afghanistan has been killed in action, his mother said Wednesday.
A soldier from southern Michigan has died in the fighting in Afghanistan.