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Few clues in case of missing Ft. Jackson soldier

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Robert Larson and his two sons. (Source: Pamela Larson) Robert Larson and his two sons. (Source: Pamela Larson)
Robert's 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. (Source: Pamela Larson) Robert's 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. (Source: Pamela Larson)
SANDY RUN, SC (WIS) -

Thousands have added expressions of support on Facebook as the Calhoun County Sheriff's Department and state officers try to locate 26-year-old war veteran Robert Larson.

So far, there are few clues.

"We're going to do everything we can until all of our efforts are exhausted, until there's absolutely nothing else I can think of to do," said Sheriff Thomas Summers.

Larson, stationed at Fort Jackson, was last seen Sunday night at his home in Sandy Run. His wife, Pamela, reported him missing, telling investigators her husband suffers from post-traumatic stress syndrome and traumatic brain injury after tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Also missing is Sgt. Larson's black 2009 Jeep Wrangler four door.

"All indications are from his wife that his Jeep was real important to him," said Summers. "We know that he had spent a lot of time that day detailing it and cleaning it up."

The sheriff says investigators were able to briefly track Larson's cell phone, but the signals stopped before it became clear where Larson was heading.

The sheriff's department has found no evidence Larson has used an ATM or credit card.

On Wednesday, Summers and deputies spent hours checking thick woods a short distance from the St. Matthews exit off Interstate 26. At last report, there were no signs of the black Jeep.

The search for Larson remains relatively small in Calhoun County. Even if there were more officers on the case that might not help. Summers says he has no solid information that might indicate Larson is still in Calhoun County and in fact, might have even left the state.

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