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New Jersey National Guard Soldier remembered as an outstanding NCO

Staff Sgt. Jorge M. Oliveira died at Yahya Khel, Paktika Province, Afghanistan when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. The Soldier was dismounted and conducting a route reconnaissance when the explosive device detonated.

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Staff Sgt. Jorge M. Oliveira

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