The Pentagon has identified two American soldiers killed Thursday in a joint U.S.-Afghan operation in northern Kunduz province.
Capt. Andrew D. Byers, 30, of Rolesville, N.C., and Sgt. 1st Class Ryan A. Gloyer, 34, of Greenville, Pa., died on Thursday of wounds sustained while engaging enemy forces, THE Pentagon said Friday in a statement.
Byers and Gloyer were assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colo.