Pocatello Soldier Dies in Afghanistan





(POCATELLO) – A Pocatello soldier was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan last week. 33-year-old Chris Workman was among four soldiers who died in the crash last Thursday. Workman grew up in Rupert and graduated from Minico High School. He later completed a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Idaho State University. Workman was serving in the 71st Chemical Company stationed in Hawaii. He was responding to a call to evacuate seven Afghan police officers who had been wounded in a suicide bombing.

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