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Fort Stewart soldier killed in Afghanistan

Sgt. Jason M. Swindle (Source: Fort Stewart Public Affairs Office) Sgt. Jason M. Swindle (Source: Fort Stewart Public Affairs Office)
HINESVILLE, GA (WTOC) -

The Department of Defense announced a soldier from Third Infantry Division at Fort Stewart has been killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. Jason M. Swindle, 24, of Cabot, Ark., died Sept. 20 in Panjwa'l, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when he encountered enemy, small arms fire.

Swindle was assigned to 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart. He was an Infantryman who joined the Army in July 2005 and had four deployments. Swindle also earned the Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals.

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