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Soldier killed in Afghanistan

According to the Department of Defense, Cpl. Loren Miles Buffalo, 20, of Mountain Pine, Ark, was a 101st Airborne Division soldier who died from wounds he suffered when an improvised explosive device went off while he was on dismounted patrol March 9 near Haji Rahmuddin, Afghanistan. He was a cavalry scout assigned to Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, according to a Fort Campbell news release. He joined the Army in May 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in October 2009. A memorial service will be held for Buffalo in Afghanistan. Fort Campbell holds a monthly Eagle Remembrance Ceremony to honor fallen Screaming Eagles.

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A transfer case containing the remains of Army Cpl. Loren M. Buffalo sits on a loader, Friday, March 11, 2011 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.

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An Army carry team marches away after placing a transfer case containing the remains of Pfc. Kalin C. Johnson into a transfer vehicle, Friday morning March 11, 2011 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.

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An Army carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Cpl. Loren M. Buffalo, Friday, March 11, 2011 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.