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Westminster airman killed by explosive device in Afghanistan
Westminster airman killed by explosive device in Afghanistan

A Westminster airman was one of three service members who died from injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device attack on Jan. 5 in Shir ghazi, Helmand province, southern Afghanistan. Airman 1st Class Matthew Seidler, 24, of Westminster, had been assigned to the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Seidler, an explosive ordnance disposal technician, was one of eight of NATO's United States-led International Security Assistance Force soldiers who have died in a series of recent attacks in southern and eastern Afghanistan, according to military officials. Also killed in the attack were Senior Airman Bryan Bell, 23, of Erie, Pa., who had been assigned...

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