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http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/06/ap-lewis-based-soldier-killed-afghanistan-061712/ JBLM soldier killed in IED blast in Afghanistan The Associated Press Posted : Sunday Jun 17, 2012 17:41:15 EDT FLINT, Mich. — A 25-year-old combat engineer from Flint has been killed in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan. WJRT-TV says Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Lilly was part of the 18th Engineer Company from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state. Lilly's aunt Martha Alexander says her nephew was on patrol Tuesday when was he injured by an improvised explosive device. She says he died Thursday on a medical flight from Afghanistan to Germany. Lilly was a graduate of Carman Ainsworth High School and was on his first tour of duty in Afghanistan. Alexander says her nephew also served a tour in Iraq. He's survived by a wife and 3-year-old son. The News Tribune of Tacoma, Wash., says Lilly ...

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