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Soldier from Salinas dies in Afghanistan

Sunday, October 09, 2011

The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier from Salinas on Sunday.

Army Spc. Ricardo Cerros, Jr. died on Saturday when insurgents attacked his unit in the Logar Province. The 24-year-old served with the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.

Cerros was stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington.

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