Tue., July 20, 2010 5:46pm (EDT)

Soldier Killed In Weapons Mishap
By Associated Press
Updated: 4 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
A Powder Spring soldier has died after a weapons accident on a U.S. base in Afghanistan.  In this photo, a soldier and his interpreter in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2010.  Photo by Sgt. Russell Gilchrest, U.S. Army. (Photo courtesy Department of Defense)
A Powder Spring soldier has died after a weapons accident on a U.S. base in Afghanistan. In this photo, a soldier and his interpreter in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2010. Photo by Sgt. Russell Gilchrest, U.S. Army. (Photo courtesy Department of Defense)
A metro Atlanta soldier has died after an accident on U.S. base in Afghanistan.

22-year-old Private First Class Jacob A. Dennis died July 3rd at a military hospital in Germany.

The Powder Springs native had been mortally wounded in a weapons mishap at Forward Operating Base Lane in Afghanistan.

Dennis was a member of the 5th Stryker brigade.

Another soldier was killed in the same accident.


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