JBLM soldier killed in Afghanistan

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JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - A 26-year-old Joint Base Lewis-McChord solider was killed Friday during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.

 

Sgt. Thomas R. Macpherson died from a small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations.

 

He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, U.S. Army Special Operations Command.

 

Macpherson was originally from Long Beach, Calif.