Tampa airman, Captain James Steele, killed in Afghanistan

TAMPA - The Defense Department has released the name of a Florida airman killed in Afghanistan.

The Pentagon says 29-year-old Capt. James Michael Steel of Tampa died in a crash of an F-16 near Bagram Airfield on Wednesday.

Officials say he was assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, in South Carolina.
 

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