An American service member was killed in Afghanistan on Nov. 24, according to a Department of Defense statement released early this morning. The brief statement did not provide additional information on the service member's identity or the time or place of death.
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Steven Fox//Photo illustration by Matt Battaglia
While conducting village stability operations in the Upper Gereshk Valley, of Helmand province Afghanistan, a Marine Special Operations Team with 1st Marine Special Operation Battalion came under heavy fire.