SGT James Kaleb Healy died on 7 January 2008. SGT Healy was assigned to the 703rd Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 184th Ordnance Battalion (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 20th Support Command (CBRNE). SGT Healy’s team responded to a request from local police that they had found a roadside bomb. A second improvised explosive device exploded near their Humvee vehicle. SGT Healy suffered fatal wounds, MAJ Michael L. Green, Headquarters, V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany was also killed, and another soldier was wounded in the explosion in Laghar Juy, Afghanistan, south of Jalalabad. SGT Healy died from wounds at Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan.
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