Mich. soldier slain during combat in Afghanistan

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

A 25-year-old Army soldier from suburban Detroit has been killed during combat operations in Afghanistan.

The Defense Department says Friday that Spc. Kyle McClain of Rochester Hills died Aug. 1, in Salim Aka, Afghanistan.

McClain was assigned to 1433rd Engineer Company, 507th Engineer Battalion, 177th Military Police Brigade in Kalamazoo.

No further details were released.

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