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Albany soldier killed in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Robert S. Goodwin Staff Sgt. Robert S. Goodwin

September 22, 2004
by Rick Williams

Shkin, Afghanistan--  The Defense Department said Wednesday that 35-year-old Staff Sgt. Robert S. Goodwin was killed Monday in Shkin, Afghanistan.

Goodwin and Staff Sgt. Tony B. Olaes of Walhalla South Carolina died when their patrol vehicle was ambused by enemy forces using small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades.

Both men were assigned to the 3rd Special forces group Headquarted at Fort Bragg North Carolina, and assigned in support of opeation Enduring Freedom.

posted at 5:35PM by dave.miller@walb.com

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