FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) - The Army says a member of a Fort
Benning Ranger unit was killed by an improvised explosive device in

The military says in a release that 27-year-old Capt. Kyle A.
Comfort of Jacksonville, Ala., died Saturday in Helmand province of
wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.

Comfort graduated from Jacksonville State University in 2006
with a degree in criminal justice. He served as a fire support
officer and platoon leader with the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry
Regiment and the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment,
both with the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

He is survived by his wife, a daughter and his mother.

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