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Soldier from Eastern Shore killed in Kabul attack
Soldier from Eastern Shore killed in Kabul attack

A military policeman from the Eastern Shore was one of two U.S. troops killed in a bomb attack in Kabul Monday, the Pentagon said. Command Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner, 48, of Nanticoke, was working as an advisor to a NATO mission training Afghan troops. The Pentagon said Turner and Spc. Joseph W. Riley died "of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked their vehicle with a vehicle borne improvised explosive device." Turner attended James M. Bennett Sr. High School in Salisbury and played football and studied management at Towson University. He graduated from Towson in 1989, joined the Army in 1993 and had a long career with several military police units. Turner was assigned to...