November 10, 2009 in Region
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The photographs of seven U.S. Army soldiers killed in action on Oct. 27, 2009, in Afghanistan are displayed Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, in a chapel at Fort Lewis prior to a memorial service. From left, the soldiers are, Spc. Luis Gonzalez, Sgt. Fernando Delarosa, Sgt. Dale Griffin, Sgt. Issac Jackson, Sgt. Patrick Williamson, Spc. Jared Stanker, and Pfc. Christopher Walz.

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Vice President Joe Biden speaks Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, at Fort Lewis at a memorial service for seven U.S. Army soldiers who were killed in action in Afghanistan on Oct. 27, 2009.

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Leon Williamson, of Broussard, La., walks away after kissing the helmet bearing the name of his son, Sgt. Patrick Williamson, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, during a memorial service at Fort Lewis for Williamson and six other U.S. Army soldiers killed who were in action in Afghanistan on Oct. 27, 2009.