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Ft. Benning soldier dies in Kuwait

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ALI AL SALEM, KUWAIT (WTVM) - The Department of Defense confirms 41-year-old Specialist Richard Walters Jr., died August 10th from natural causes. 

He was assigned to the 14th Combat Support Hospital at Fort Benning, but was originally from Cleveland, Ohio.

Walters served a total of seven years on active duty. Some of the awards he has received include a Navy Fleet Marine Force ribbon, a National Defense Service medal with bronze star, a Global War on Terrorism Service medal, an Army Service ribbon, and a Kuwait Liberation medal. 

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