RALEIGH, NC (WFMY) -- North Carolina Army National Guard Sgt. James Allen Slape,23, of Morehead City, was killed in Afghanistan on October 4, 2018.
Slape died as a result of wounds from an explosive device.
Slape was promoted to the rank of sergeant after he passed.
Sgt. Slape was assigned to N.C. Army National Guard's 60th Troop Command, 430th Explosive Ordnance Company, based in Washington, N.C.