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.