Presbyterian College Grad killed in Afghanistan

US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo transport jet landing at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, photo

AFGHANISTAN (WSPA/CBS) – Former Presbyterian College graduate Jarrold Reeves was killed by a suicide bomb in Afghanistan on Sunday, according to the college’s Facebook page.

“PC alumnus Jarrold Reeves ’82 was one of the four casualties in the apparent suicide bombing at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan yesterday. Jarrold, a retired Colonel in the US Army, was serving in a contractor role. The Blue Hose Nation expresses its sincere sympathy and is praying for Jarrold’s family and friends at this difficult time.”

The State Department condemned the recent suicide bombing targeting coalition personnel at Baghram Airfield in Afghanistan.

The attack left two U.S. service members and two U.S. contractors dead and 16 U.S. service members and one Polish soldier wounded.

“As we mourn their loss we renew our commitment to protect the homeland and help our Afghan partners secure their country and their future.”

CBS NEWS contributed to this report.

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