Apparent Insider Attack Kills U.S. Service Member

3 Sep 2018


KABUL, Afghanistan – One U.S. service member was killed and another wounded during an apparent insider attack in eastern Afghanistan, Sept. 3.

"The sacrifice of our service member, who volunteered for a mission to Afghanistan to protect his country, is a tragic loss for all who knew and all who will now never know him,” said Resolute Support and U.S. Forces – Afghanistan Commanding General Scott Miller. "Our duty now is to honor him, care for his family and continue our mission.”

The wounded service member is in stable condition.

The name of our fallen service member will be released 24 hours after next of kin notification.

Additional information will be released as appropriate.


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