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Fort Hood holding dignified transfer ceremony for soldier killed in Afghanistan

Sgt. Johnston died on June 25 in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan, after getting injured during a small arms fire during combat operations.
Credit: Meghan Billiot

FORT HOOD, Texas — A dignified transfer ceremony in honor of Sgt. James Gregory Johnston will be held at 11:45 a.m. Friday on Fort Hood at the North Ramp located on Robert Gray Army Airfield, according to a press release.

Sgt. Johnston died on June 25 in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan, after getting injured during a small arms fire during combat operations.

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The fallen comrade ceremony is a solemn event marking the journey home of a fallen U.S. service member, the release said. 

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