Brandon Marine killed in Afghanistan - - Jackson, MS

Brandon Marine killed in Afghanistan

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A metro area marine has been killed while serving in the middle east. The family of 28-year-old Staff Sergeant Jason Rogers has confirmed that he was killed Afghanistan.

Rogers is from Brandon, and graduated from Brandon High School in 2000.

Rogers' family says he was out patrolling with his unit at night, when they were hit by a bomb.

They say other members of his group also died in the explosion.

Funeral arrangements have not been finalized.

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