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US Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Operation Battling ISIS | Military.com
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US Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Operation Battling ISIS | Military.com

An American soldier supporting the U.S. counter-terrorism mission in Afghanistan, known as Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, was killed in action in the eastern part of the country late Saturday.

The Special Forces commando was killed while conducting operations against the Islamic State‘s offshoot in Nangarhar province, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan said in a statement.

“On behalf of all of U.S. Forces — Afghanistan, I offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of our fallen comrade,” Gen. John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, said in the statement. “We will always remember our fallen comrades and commit ourselves to deliver on their sacrifice.”

Source: US Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Operation Battling ISIS | Military.com