Nick Dickhut was the first Minnesota casualty in Afghanistan in 2012. The 23-year-old Stewartville soldier was a forward observer on the front lines in Kandahar and became the... | More Info

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Northern Lights: Army Sgt. Nicholas Dickhut

Jim Gehrz, Mark Brunswick

Nick Dickhut was the first Minnesota casualty in Afghanistan in 2012. The 23-year-old Stewartville soldier was a forward observer on the front lines in Kandahar and became the subject of a famous Reuters photo two days before he was killed in a fire fight.

Northern Lights: Army Sgt. Nicholas Dickhut

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