3 Fort Leonard Wood soldiers killed in Afghanistan - KMOV.com

3 Fort Leonard Wood soldiers killed in Afghanistan

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MIAMI (AP) -- Officials say three soldiers were killed in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

The Department of Defense reports that 1st Lt. Ivan D. Lechowich, 27, of Valrico, Florida; Spc. Steven E. Gutowski, 24, of Plymouth, Massachusetts; and Pfc. David A. Drake, 21, of Lumberton, Texas died Wednesday in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

They were assigned to the 5th Engineer Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

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