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Lance Cpl. Robert Greniger of Greenfield, Minnesota dies in combat in Afghanistan

by: Mark Brunswick

The remains of servicemen, including Marine Lance Cpl. Robert Greniger of Greenfield, Minn., arrived Thursday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Greniger, 21, was killed in combat Tuesday in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. Photo: Steve Ruark, Associated Press

Lance Cpl. Robert Greniger of Greenfield had been in Afghanistan only a few months, a friend said.

“He talked about getting to know some people, especially some of the natives around the main base where he was at. He had met a little girl that looked just like his youngest sister, Greta, who’s 8. He was teasing her about getting him some bread, and the girl went home and got him some bread,” his father recalled.

Kurt Greniger said his son had been in Afghanistan since March.
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Corpsman Killed in Afghanistan

MIDLAND, Mich. — A Navy hospital corpsman who enlisted out of high school and was on his first deployment to Afghanistan has been killed in action, his mother said Wednesday.

The remains of Aaron Ullom, 20, of Midland are scheduled to arrive Thursday afternoon at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Ullom was serving alongside a Marine unit when he was killed Tuesday.


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