Soldier with ties to Jefferson, N.H, killed in Afghanistan
Army Sergeant 1st Class Ryan J. Savard, 29, was killed Saturday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said in a statement. According to the New Hampshire news station WMUR, Savard was originally from Jefferson, N.H.
Savard, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., died as a result of small arms fire while on patrol in the Khanabad District, the statement said. He was stationed out of Fort Bragg in North Carolina.Katherine Landergan can be reached at email@example.com
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