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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) – Missouri Army National Guard officials say a soldier from the south-central part of the state has died in Afghanistan.
Sergeant First Class Robert Pharris of Seymour was killed January 5th when hit by a roadside bomb.
The 48-year-old Pharris was an agriculture specialist and the first casualty for the Missouri National Guard’s Agri-Business Development Team.
His commander describes Pharris as the “most energetic and enthusiastic” soldier he’s ever met.
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