A 19-year-old Peshtigo soldier who was wounded in Afghanistan has died, in Germany. Army gunner Steven Drees' family says he was wounded last Tuesday and he died Saturday. Drees' grandfather, says his grandson had been in Afghanistan about three weeks when he was shot in the head in an ambush.

He says his grandson wanted to be in the military for a long time.

Steven Drees is the ninth member of the military from Wisconsin to be killed in Afghanistan since 2004.

 

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