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Seymour Johnson Airman killed in Afghanistan

Posted January 27, 2011

— An Airman based at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base was killed Tuesday in a non-combat incident in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

Tech. Sgt. Leslie D. Williams, 36, of Juneau, Alaska, died in the incident at Bagram Airfield, officials said.

Williams was assigned to the 4th Maintenance Group at Seymour Johnson.


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  • Worland Jan 28, 2011


  • 2early4me Jan 28, 2011

    You are a true American Hero. Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice for my freedom.

  • titans2147 Jan 28, 2011

    Rip Les... You will surely be missed in Rosewood...

  • Eduardo1 Jan 28, 2011

    RIP Sgt Williams and condolences to family & friends.

    What was the "incident" that KILLED Sgt Williams.

    Worlord, check this out!

  • james18 Jan 28, 2011

    R.I.P TSgt Williams, prayers go out to your family..

  • Eastern N.C. Native Jan 28, 2011

    RIP and thank you for your service.

  • NavySrChiefswife Jan 28, 2011

    RIP .... Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

  • tsmith1133 Jan 28, 2011


  • dr1nk1ngm3rcury Jan 28, 2011

    Rest in peace, hero.

  • albertleon7 Jan 28, 2011

    God Bless Sgt. Williams and his family. God Bless America.