DoD: Virginia soldier dies in Afghanistan

Posted at 5:32 PM, Oct 15, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-15 17:39:54-04

According to the DoD, a 30-year-old soldier from Virginia has died in Afghanistan.

Sgt. Robert J. Billings, 30, of Clarksville, Va., died Oct. 13, in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an IED.

He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

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