Ft. Benning soldier killed in combat

(WTVM) - The Department of Defense tells News Leader 9 a Fort Benning soldier died supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Twenty-one-year-old Cpl. Ryan C. McGhee of Fredericksburg, VA died May 13 from wounds suffered when his unit came into contact with enemy forces while conducting combat operations in Central Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, in Fort Benning.

For Cpl. McGhee's bio, click here.