21-year-old US Army infantryman, Specialist Ryan M. Lumley from Florida, was one of three American soldiers killed in action when their patrol was hit by the blast of an insurgent bomb on 3rd December 2011. The incident happened in Wardak province.
Spc. Lumley served with the Texas-based 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. He joined the Army in March 2009.
The other soldiers killed were: Sgt. 1st Class Clark Corley Jr, and Spc. Thomas Mayberry.
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