Two Bay Area Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

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    An Afghan policeman walks in front of two British military vehicles in Kabul.

    A 19-year-old Marine from Danville was killed in Afghanistan Friday, according to a Danville city councilman, and his death represents the second Bay Area war casualty in as many days.
        Joshua Corral, a 2010 graduate of San Ramon Valley High School,  was killed in Afghanistan Friday afternoon, according to Councilman Mike  Doyle. The Department of Defense had not released notification of Corral's death as of this morning.

        Corral played freshman football at the high school, and his death  was announced to the crowd attending Friday night's home game against Castro Valley.     "Everybody's devastated here because he was a nice, nice, nice, nice boy," Doyle said this morning when reached by phone.
        Sean Walsh, a 21-year-old California National Guard soldier from San Jose, was killed Wednesday in Afghanistan's Khost Province, the Department of Defense announced Friday.
        Walsh died from injuries suffered when he encountered indirect  fire during combat operations.
        He is the second California National Guardsman to be killed in action in Afghanistan.

    Below is a touching video tribute to Walsh his family posted on YouTube.
     

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