Florida soldier killed in Afghanistan

JACKSONVILLE, FL (WFLX) - We are also waiting for funeral arrangements to be finalized for another Florida soldier killed in Afghanistan.

Army Private First Class Gil Morales del Valle was one of two Fort Polk soldiers killed last week.

The soldier from Jacksonville died in the Wardack Province when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb.

Morales del Valle had been previously wounded in Afghanistan after joining the army in February last year.

He was also highly decorated.

Morales del Valle leaves behind his parents and a grateful nation.

He was just 21-years-old.

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