Jul 24, 2013 8:17 PM by Brian White

Arizona soldier killed in Afghanistan

TEMPE - An Arizona soldier and member of the Arizona State University Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) has died in the line of duty.

ASU ROTC said 1st Lt. Jonam Russell was killed Tuesday morning while on a dismounted patrol in the Wardak Province of Afghanistan.

ASU ROTC said Russell graduated cum laude from ASU's W.P. Carey School of Business with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Communications on May 12, 2011 and commissioned in the U.S. Army as an infantry officer on the same day.


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