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Firefighter among 3 soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Volunteer firefighter Sgt. Dain Venne, along with two others, died after a roadside bomb went off
Duty Death: Sgt. Dain Venne - [Port Henry, New York]
By Lohr Mckinstry
PORT HENRY, N.Y. — Port Henry resident Dain Venne was killed in Afghanistan Saturday while serving with the U.S. Army Reserve. Venne, 29, was on patrol when a roadside bomb exploded, according to preliminary reports.
Two other soldiers died with Venne when the bomb went off.
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