2019 YTD
5 Afghanistan War Operations    Total: 5
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01/16/19 (A)
Not Available
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer
37, Boynton Beach, Florida
U.S. Army
Manbij, Syria
Hostile - IED attack
Died as a result of wounds sustained from a suicide improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
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01/16/19 (A)
Not Available
Chief Cryptologic Technician Shannon M. Kent
35, Pine Plains, New York
U.S. Navy
Manbij, Syria
Hostile - IED attack
Died as a result of wounds sustained from a suicide improvised explosive device.
She was assigned to Cryptologic Warfare Activity 66, based at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.
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01/16/19 (A)
Not Available
Sgt. Cameron A. Meddock
26, Spearman, Texas
U.S. Army
Landstuhl, Germany
Hostile - Small arms fire
Died as a result of injuries sustained from small arms fire during combat operations on Jan. 13, 2019, in Jawand District, Badghis Province, Afghanistan.
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
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01/16/19 (A)
Not Available
Civilian Ghadir Taher
27, East Point, Georgia
U.S. Army
Manbij, Syria
Hostile - IED attack
Died as a result of wounds sustained from a suicide improvised explosive device.
She was an Arabic interpreter with with defense contractor Valiant Integrated Services
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01/16/19 (A)
Not Available
Civilian Scott R. Wirtz 0
37, St. Louis, Missouri
Civilian
Manbij, Syria
Hostile - IED attack
Died as a result of wounds sustained from a suicide improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to the Defense Intelligence Agency as an operations support specialist.
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Index:
Farmer, Jonathan R. Kent, Shannon M. Meddock, Cameron A. Taher, Ghadir Wirtz, Scott R. 0