12 iulie 2018

US servicemember is killed in Afghanistan combat operation

stripes.com

WASHINGTON – A U.S. servicemember was killed Thursday in eastern Afghanistan during a combat operation alongside Afghan security forces, military officials said.   An Afghan security force member also was killed in the operation and several others were wounded, according to a statement issued by U.S. Forces-Afghanistan. The name of the servicemember was being withheld, pending notification of next of kin, which is Pentagon policy. The death marks the fourth U.S. fatality in Afghanistan this [...]