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Soldier from Monroe killed in Afghanistan
MONROE (WABC) -- Flags will fly at half-staff Wednesday in the state of New York in memory of a soldier who died last week in Afghanistan.
Flags will fly at half-staff Wednesday in the state of New York in memory of a soldier who died last week in Afghanistan.
Authorities say 36-year-old Major Paul C. Voelke, of Monroe, died on Friday from non-combat related injuries.
He was in the middle of his second deployment to Afghanistan and had served two previous tours in Iraq.
Voelke, a member of the Third Infantry division, leaves behind a wife and two children.
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