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Feb 18, 2011 9:58 PM by KRTV

Great Falls soldier killed in Afghanistan

A soldier from the Great Falls area has died in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced on Friday that Specialist Jonathan Pilgeram, 22, died on February 17th while serving in Konar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

According to the DoD, Pilgeram died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

Pilgeram was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

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