OEF Update, Sept. 5, 2009: US Servicemember Killed in Western Afghanistan
Dispatches from the Front:
KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 5, 2009 -- An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) servicemember was killed today by hostile small arms fire in western Afghanistan.
ISAF Press Officer Chief Petty Officer Brian Naranjo confirmed that the servicemember was from the United States.
“Every casualty is a significant loss for their family, our forces, and the nation,” said Col. Wayne Shanks, an ISAF spokesman.
(Report from an International Security Assistance Force news release.)
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