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A soldier assigned to a Joint Base Lewis-McChord battalion died Oct. 27 in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Sunday.
Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims, 36, died from injuries sustained in a helicopter crash in the Logar Province of Afghanistan. Sims was 36, from Juneau Alaska and serving in the 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment based at JBLM.
The incident is under investigation according to a statement released Sunday morning by the Department of Defense.