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James Earl Thode
Died: 2010-12-02
Khowst Province, Afghanistan
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Sgt. James Thode was a father figure for many in his unit, which he often trained separately in Blanding, far from the 118th Sapper Co.'s home in northern Utah. He is pictured here in Afghanistan, not long before he died on Dec. 2, 2010.
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