Funeral held for NJ soldier killed in Afghanistan

(AP) - A 21-year-old soldier from Monmouth County has been laid to rest, 10 days after being killed in combat in Afghanistan.

Army Sgt. Ronald Alan Kubik of Brielle was buried Monday at the Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown, Burlington County, following a funeral service at a church inHolmdel.

He was killed April 23 in Logar Province.

Kubik was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, based at Fort Benning, Ga.

An avid fisherman, Kubik graduated from Manasquan High School in 2006 and was a member of the school's wrestling team.

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