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(CHANNEL 1 ATLANTA) COBB COUNTY, GA.
[UPDATED: 4:59 PM ET TUESDAY 4/24/12]
Channel 1 Atlanta News has learned that 2 US Soldiers have died in Afghanistain according to the US Defence Department.
First Lt. Jonathan P. Walsh, 28, from Cobb County and Pfc. Michael J. Metcalf, 22, from Florida died April 22 in Paktia, Afghanistan.
The men died when an enemy unit entered thier unit with an explosive device.
The soldiers were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC.
Walsh graduated from Kennesaw State and worked in financial services before joining the Army in 2010.