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Spc. Krystal Fitts, 26, died Tuesday when her base came under attack in Kandahar, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced today. Fitts, a paratrooper, was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. She died from injuries suffered from indirect fire, authorities said.

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