Weslaco Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Weslaco Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

POSTED: Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 3:03pm

UPDATED: Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 3:08pm

The Army has confirmed that a Weslaco soldier, 26 year-old Sgt. Rudy Rodriguez Jr., was killed on Wednesday in Afghanistan.

Sgt. Rodriguez leaves behind a wife and two young children. His family has been flown to Dover Air Force Base in Maryland for the arrival of his body. Sgt. Rodriguez was a 2003 graduate of Weslaco high school.

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