Friday, March 23, 2012

US Army Specialist Dennis Weichel Jr.

29-year-old Rhode Island National Guard Specialist Dennis P. Weichel Jr., from Providence, was killed on 22nd March in a vehicle accident in Laghman province.

Spc. Weichel joined the National Guard in 2001. He served with the East Greenwich-based 1st Battalion, 143rd Infantry Regiment, 56th Troop Command which deployed earlier this month. He had also served in Iraq in 2005.

A Pawtucket resident, Spc. Weichel is survived by three children and his parents.


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