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Ft. Stewart soldier dies of injuries sustained from Afghanistan attack

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FORT STEWART, GA (WTVM) -

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Nickolas S. Welch, 26, of Mill City, Ore., died Aug. 6, in Bethesda, Md., of injuries sustained July 23, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Soltan Kheyl, Wardak Province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

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