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Local soldier killed in Afghanistan
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Spc. Miguel L. Holmes, 22, from Hinesville. Photo from: Georgia Army National Guard.

The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

Spc. Miguel L. Holmes, 22, from Hinesville, Georgia, died May 6, 2019, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from a non-combat incident. The incident is under investigation.

Holmes was assigned to 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Savannah, Georgia.

Local soldier's funeral held May 21

Spc. Miguel L. Holmes' funeral was held at Dorchester Funeral Home in Midway at 11 am.
By: Lewis Levine
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