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Jesse A. Blamires
Died: 2007-05-30
Upper Sangin Valley, Afghanistan,
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"This was his choice . . . and I'm honored that he did so. He developed into a man I'm very proud of." Craig Blamires, father Blamires 25, was killed with four other soldiers when an Army CH 47-Chinook helicopter was reportedly shot down by Taliban militants. All of the soldiers were assigned to the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 82nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
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