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Army 2nd Lt. Jered W. Ewy
Died July 29, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom
33, of Edmond, Okla.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.; died July 29 in Janak Kheyl, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Also killed was Spc. Augustus J. Vicari.
Funeral for Edmond soldier killed in Afghanistan
The Associated Press
EDMOND, Okla. — An estimated 1,600 people turned out for the funeral of an Oklahoma National Guard soldier from Edmond who was killed in action in Afghanistan.
Services were held Aug. 11 at Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond for 33-year-old 2nd Lt. Jered Ewy.
The military says Ewy was killed July 29 with 22-year-old Oklahoma National Guard Spc. Augustus Vicari of Broken Arrow in Janak Kheyl, Afghanistan, when their unit was attacked with homemade bombs.
Both were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and were part of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team that left for Afghanistan in June.
Services for Vicari were held Aug. 9 in his home state of Indiana.