1 US Service Member Killed, 2 Wounded in Afghanistan

One U.S. service member has died and two others were wounded in Afghanistan today following a firefight near Marja in Helmand Province. “We are deeply saddened by this loss,” said Brig. Gen. Wilson A. Shoffner, the spokesman for Resolute Support, the U.S. military training mission in Afghanistan. U.S. officials said special operations forces were accompanying Afghan forces in Marja when they engaged in a firefight with Taliban fighters.

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