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Afghan Bomb Kills Sandpoint Airman

An Air Force officer from Sandpoint died Friday in Kabul, Afghanistan, after his vehicle was struck by an explosion triggered from another vehicle carrying a bomb that approached his convoy and detonated. Capt. David I. Lyon, 28, of Sandpoint, was serving with the 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron, which is based at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. “Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of Capt. Lyon. The loss of life pains our team deeply,” Col. John Shaw, 21st Space Wing commander, said in a news release. “We are poised to assist his family and friends in their time of need and have support services in place to facilitate those needs”/Thomas Clouse, SR. More here.

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