Soldier From Monterey Killed in Insurgent Attack in Afghanistan

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    A U.S. Army soldier from Monterey was killed in Afghanistan in an attack this week by insurgents, the Department of Defense announced on Wednesday.
     
    Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli, 42, died Jan. 20, in Kandahar Province of "wounds from small arms fire when he was attacked by insurgents," the military statement said.

      Balli was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, U.S. Army Europe, Vilseck, Germany.