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FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLIC RELEASE:
PHOTO UPDATE: TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD SOLDIER KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN
CAMP MABRY, Texas (Dec. 20, 2012) -
The Texas Army National Guard is releasing a photo of Staff Sgt. Nelson David Trent, a Texas Army National Guard Soldier killed Dec. 13, near Kandahar, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a roadside bomb attack.
A memorial service honoring Trent's loyalty, dedication and service to the Texas National Guard, his state and nation will be held in Tyler, Texas before Christmas. This event is not open to members of the media. Trent will then be interred at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA after the new year.
Trent is survived by his parents, wife and children.
Inquiries may be directed to the Texas Military Forces Public Affairs Office at (512) 782-5620 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Texas Military Forces (TXMF) is to provide the Governor and the President with ready and trained forces in support of the citizens of Texas and State and Federal civil/military authorities at home and abroad.
The Texas Military Forces are commanded by the Adjutant General of Texas, the state's senior military official appointed by the governor, and is comprised of the Texas Military Department (formerly the Adjutant General's Department), the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG), the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG), the Texas State Guard (TXSG) and the Domestic Operations Command (DOMOPS).
Texas Military Forces Public Affairs
P.O. Box 5218, Building 10
Camp Mabry (Austin), Texas 78703