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Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 12:49pm

Fallen Ga. Soldier Honored

Updated: 4 years ago.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state held a memorial service Wednesday for Pfc. Jacob A. Dennis of Powder Springs. (photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Defense)

A Washington state military base Wednesday held a memorial service for a Georgia soldier.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord honored 22-year-old Pfc. Jacob A. Dennis of Powder Springs, west of Atlanta.

The Army says he died July 3rd at a medical center in Germany.

He had been taken there after a weapons accident a few days earlier on a forward operating base in Afghanistan.

Dennis was assigned to the 5th Stryker brigade, which deployed in July 2009 and returned last month to the military base near Tacoma.

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