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Stories for September 30, 2012

Two Soldiers Killed When Insurgent Detonates Suicide Vest

Sept. 30
By Beth Ford Roth
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Army Staff Sgt. Orion N. Sparks, 29, of Tucson, Ariz., and Sgt. Jonathan A. Gollnitz, 28, of Lakehurst, N.J. were killed September 26 when an insurgent near their patrol detonated the suicide vest he was wearing, according to the Department of Defense.