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OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations Public Affairs Office reports a soldier from Oak Ridge has been killed.
The public affairs office says Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Ward of Oak Ridge was killed in Afghanistan. He was a member of the United States Army.
There will be a disgnified transfer of his body at Dover Air Force base Monday at 2:30 p.m.
No other information has been released at this time.
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