Sergeant James A. Ayube II, 25, of Salem

From the Boston Globe

Ayube, 25, graduated from Salem High School in 2003 and earned his degree in sociology from Bunker Hill Community College in Boston. An Army combat medic, he was assigned to the Third Squadron, Second Stryker Cavalry Regiment out of Vilseck, Germany. Ayube died Dec. 8 in Balkh province, Afghanistan, after a suicide bomber attacked his unit on patrol.

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