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Afghanistan: Maryland Green Beret killed in ISIS fight remembered as hero | Fox News
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Afghanistan: Maryland Green Beret killed in ISIS fight remembered as hero | Fox News

The Green Beret killed in eastern Afghanistan over the weekend — days before the U.S. announced it dropped the “Mother of All Bombs” there — strove to be “the best of the best,” his family said.

Staff Sgt. Mark De Alencar of Edgewood, Md., died Saturday of wounds sustained when his unit encountered enemy small arms fire in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar Province, U.S. military officials said. He was 37, and had a wife and five children.

In order to join U.S. Special Forces, military officials “told him he had to lose some weight. So Mark would put on a backpack…

Source: Afghanistan: Maryland Green Beret killed in ISIS fight remembered as hero | Fox News