Maj. Jaimie Leonard, of Warwick, killed in Afghanistan

Another Warwick native has been killed in the line of duty overseas. Maj. Jaimie Leonard, 39, who graduated from Warwick Valley High School in 1992,

Major Jaimie Leonard is the second Warwick native to be killed in the line of duty overseas in recent weeks.

Major Jaimie Leonard is the second Warwick native to be killed in the line of duty overseas in recent weeks. (6/11/13)

WARWICK - Another Warwick native has been killed in the line of duty overseas.

Maj. Jaimie Leonard, 39, who graduated from Warwick Valley High School in 1992, was one of three Americans killed Saturday on an Afghan National Army base by a man in an Afghan uniform who turned his gun on the group. The attacker was killed shortly after he opened fire on the Americans.

Leonard had served multiple tours of duty overseas since graduating from West Point Military Academy in 1997.

She is the second Warwick native to be killed in Afghanistan in just two months. Marine Eric Christian, 39, was similarly killed during another inside attack in May.

Leonard's family will travel to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to meet the casket tomorrow.

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