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Slain U.S. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered for brilliance, humor
Slain U.S. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered for brilliance, humor

The two-star U.S. Army general who was killed in Afghanistan in an insider attack Tuesday was a native of upstate New York who held three advanced degrees from USC and whom colleagues described as a family man and a brilliant logistician with a quick sense of humor. Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, 55, known to friends as Harry, was believed to be the highest-ranking U.S. military official killed in action since the war began in Afghanistan in 2001. The shooter, who was wearing an Afghan army uniform, was also killed in the attack near Kabul, but not before he wounded 14 others. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene's family, and the families of our soldiers...

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