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Idaho Military
12:02 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Idaho Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Sergeant Chris Workman
U.S. Army

An Idaho soldier who grew up in Rupert died last week in Afghanistan. 

Sergeant Chris Workman and three others crashed while in a Blackhawk helicopter in Helmand province.  According to the New York Times, they were involved in a rescue operation for Afghan policemen. 

All four were based at the 25th Infantry Division, Wheeler Army Airfield in Hawaii.  The 33 year-old Workman lived in Boise before his assignment to Wheeler. 

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