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Last Maryland soldier killed in Afghanistan was overseas with son

Last Maryland soldier killed in Afghanistan was overseas with son

The family resemblance is clear from the photograph, even without looking at the name Turner stitched to the front of the two Army uniforms. By chance, the two men had deployed to Afghanistan at the same time — the young son on his first overseas mission, the father on what he planned to be his last. To Katherine Turner, at home in the United States, it was a great comfort that the pair were overseas together. "It was going to be all right," she said. "That's how we saw it." Spc. Devin Turner and his father, Sgt. Maj. Wardell Turner, were able to visit one another during their deployments and planned to celebrate Thanksgiving together. But on the Monday...

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