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8:02 am
Fri March 18, 2011

Giving His All

Lawton, OK – Oklahoma soldier killed in Afghanistan

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Department of Defense says a Lawton soldier has been killed during combat in Afghanistan.

Officials announced yesterday that Sgt. Travis M. Tompkins died on Wednesday, a day after he was injured when his unit was attacked with a rocket-propelled grenade in Logar province.

The 31-year-old Tompkins was assigned to the Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division based in Fort Polk, La.