Resolute Support Casualty
21 Dec 2015
KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 21, 2015) — Six Resolute Support service members died as a result of a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attack in Bagram, Afghanistan, on December 21 at approximately 1:30 pm.
Additionally, three Resolute Support members were injured in the attack.
"We’re deeply saddened by this loss,” said Brig. Gen. Wilson A. Shoffner, Resolute Support Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications. "On behalf of General Campbell and all of Resolute Support, our heartfelt sympathies go out to the families and friends of those affected in this tragic incident, especially during this holiday season.”
It is Resolute Support policy to defer casualty identification to the relevant national authorities. The incident is currently under investigation. We will release additional information as appropriate.
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