Pa. soldier killed in Afghanistan combat

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - November 10, 2010

The Department of Defense announced that 27-year-old Spc. Anthony Vargas of Reading, Pa., died Monday of wounds he sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Nangarhar province.

Vargas was assigned to 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) based at Fort Campbell, Ky.

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