Jerome soldier killed in Afghanistan

Jerome soldier killed in Afghanistan

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Posted on March 26, 2012 at 2:27 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 1 at 5:38 PM

BOISE -- A Jerome, Idaho, soldier was killed in Afghanistan Saturday by an improvised explosive device.

Sergeant Daniel J. Brown, 27, was stationed in the Kandahar province when enemy forces attacked his unit with an IED.

According to the Department of Defense, Brown answered the call to join the U.S. Army after the 9/11 attacks.  They say he was a leader who took his role as a soldier seriously, and he led by example. 

He leaves behind a wife and twin daughters, who are three months old. 

Sergeant Daniel J. Brown, 27, was part of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division out of Fort Carson, Colorado.  He was stationed in the Kandahar province when enemy forces attacked his unit with an IED.

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