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12 Mar 30 - US soldier dies saving Afghan girl

Copyright for MSN News: I'm touched by his righteous action. He may not be remembered, but I do hope the people around him will be proud of him. I wonder if the girl knows that the GI saves her. US soldier dies saving Afghan girl U.S. Army Sgt. Dennis Weichel Jr., a Rhode Island Army National Guard infantryman mobilized with Company C, 1st Battalion, 143rd Infantry Regiment, sits inside a Black Hawk helicopter prior to a mission earlier in his deployment in Afghanistan. By staff Sgt. Dennis Weichel, 29, of the Rhode Island National Guard died saving the life of a little girl in northeast Afghanistan, according to the Rhode Island National Guard . According to the report, Weichel was in a convoy in Laghman Province last week when he noticed some children were in the path of the moving vehicles. Weichel and other soldiers got out to move them out of the way. According