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Pope airman killed in Afghanistan

Posted October 1, 2010 7:06 a.m. EDT

— An airman based at Pope Air Force Base died in Afghanistan on Wednesday, according to the Department of Defense.

Senior Airman Mark Forester, 29, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., was killed while conducting combat operations in the Uruzgan province. Additional details weren't provided.

Forester was assigned to the 21st Special Tactics Squadron.