A female airman was one of six USAF officers and airmen killed killed in Afghanistan on October 2 when the C-130J Super Hercules aircraft they were in crashed just after taking off at Jalalabad Airfield. Airman First Class Kcey E. Ruiz, 21, of McDonough, Georgia, was stationed at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts. She enlisted in the Air Force shortly after graduating from Dutchtown High School in Henry County in 2012.
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