Tuesday, September 15, 2009

OEF Update, Sept. 15, 2009: US Servicemember Dies in Southern Afghanistan

Dispatches from the Front

Dispatches from the Front:

KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 15, 2009 -- A U.S. servicemember died as a result of a non-combat-related injury today in southern Afghanistan.

“There is a deep sense of loss whenever one of our troops dies, and I know many others feel this tremendous loss also. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of our service member,” said Col. Wayne Shanks, a spokesman for the International Security Assistance Force.

The incident is under investigation.

(Report from a U.S. Forces - Afghanistan news release.)

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