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AFGHANISTAN-MICH-GOODE
(2007-08-14)
(wgvu) - - A 21-YEAR-OLD SOLDIER FROM KALAMAZOO HAS DIED
FROM A ROADSIDE BOMB IN AFGHANISTAN.
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JORDAN GOODE WAS A MEMBER OF THE 82ND
AIRBORNE DIVISION IN FORT BRAGG, N.C. HIS MOTHER SAYS HE WAS IN THE
FIRST OF A FIVE-TRUCK CONVOY WHEN THE EXPLOSION TOOK PLACE
SATURDAY.
THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SAYS JORDAN GOODE DIED FROM WOUNDS
SUFFERED IN ZORMONT.
GOODE GRADUATED FROM KALAMAZOO'S NEW CITY HIGH SCHOOL IN 2004.
HE ENLISTED IN THE ARMY SHORTLY AFTER GRADUATING AND WAS SHIPPED TO
AFGHANISTAN IN JANUARY.
SHERI GOODE SAYS HER SON BELIEVED IN WHAT HE WAS DOING AND WAS
LOOKING FORWARD TO RETURNING HOME IN OCTOBER ON LEAVE.



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