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Nov. 13, 2012DES MOINES, IA |  By: AP

Iowa Soldier Killed

Services have been scheduled for a western Iowa soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

The Pentagon says 19-year-old Private First Class Brandon Buttry, of Shenandoah, died Nov. 5 while serving in Kandahar Province. The Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home says a visitation is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m. tomorrow at First Baptist Church in Shenandoah. The funeral is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Buttry was stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord south-southwest of Tacoma, Washington. He was deployed to Afghanistan in August.