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The family of Lt. Col. John Darin Loftis released this photo Feb. 27, 2012. Loftis died Saturday of wounds suffered from a gunshot in Kabul, Afghanistan. "Our deepest condolences go out to Darin's family during this difficult time," said Lt. Gen. Eric Fiel, AFSOC commander. "Our efforts are focused on helping them and we share in their sorrow." He was deployed in support of OPERATION Enduring Freedom and working in the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ministry of the Interior with the AfPak Hands program as the chief plans advisor when he was killed.

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