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Old 05-22-2012, 04:47 PM   #1
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Tobias Alexander, killed by an IED in Afghanistan.

http://newsok.com/lawton-soldier-kil...rticle/3677479

Life can quickly change.

http://www.facebook.com/tobias.alexander.127

I'm not trolling FB to look at pages of people who have died. A relative of mine worked with this man in the Army.

The least we can do, whether we agree with this war or not, is mark the passages of the men and women who die as a result of our national will.
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Tobias Alexander, killed by an IED in Afghanistan.

http://newsok.com/lawton-soldier-kil...rticle/3677479

Life can quickly change.

http://www.facebook.com/tobias.alexander.127

I'm not trolling FB to look at pages of people who have died. A relative of mine worked with this man in the Army.

The least we can do, whether we agree with this war or not, is mark the passages of the men and women who die as a result of our national will.
Thank you for recognizing him in death. I have a question regarding him. He was listed as a second lieutenant at age 30, which is the entry officer rank. Had he served as an enlisted man prior to that or did he begin serving out of college.
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I saw something that he had been in ROTC. I don't know the story.
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