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Rocky Mount soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted November 16, 2012

— Staff Sgt. Rayvon Battle Jr., 25, of Rocky Mount, died earlier this week while serving in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Friday. 

Battle, a member of the 38th Engineer Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

No other information about his cause of death was released.


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