Soldier killed by IED

October 27, 2009 (CHICAGO) Devin Michel, 19, died in Afghanistan Saturday after his unit was attacked by enemy forces with an improvised explosive device.

Michel was from Stockton, Illinois, which is in Jo Daviess County in the northwest corner of the state.

He received several honors for his service, including the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the Global War On Terrorism Service Medal.

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