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US Army Sergeant from Neosho, Missouri killed in Afghanistan

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Among the seven US soldiers killed on Monday was a Missouri man. Army Sergeant Philip Svitak was from Neosho, Missouri, just south of Joplin.

Svitak was an aircraft repairman. His unit, the elite "Night Stalkers" was recently depicted in the film, "Black Hawk Down."

Svitak recently told his mother if anything happened to him in Afghanistan, he would be proud to die for his country.
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