Kentland Volunteer Firefighter, US Marine Dies In Afghanistan
A firefighter from the Kentland Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) died in Afghanistan on Monday while serving as a staff sergeant with the United States Marine Corps. Christopher Slutman was a 19-year member of the fire department, according to KVFD. Since joining Company 33 in 2000, he climbed the department’s ranks from firefighter to Wagon Driver to Captain. He is remembered as a father, husband and life member of the KVFD.