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JBLM soldier killed in Afghanistan

JBLMJOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD – The Department of Defense confirms a Stryker Brigade soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord has been killed while serving overseas.

Pfc. Markie T. Sims, 20, of Citra, Florida died December 29 in Afghanistan. Sims was assigned to the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. This was his first deployment to Afghanistan.

According to his military records, Sims was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon and NATO Medal.

No funeral arrangements have been released yet.

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