REPORT: Another service member killed in Afghanistan: 17th this year

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A U.S. service member was killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, the first American combat death since President Donald Trump decided to call off peace talks with the Taliban earlier this month.

The service member is the 17th American killed in combat in Afghanistan this year — the highest number since the end of 2014.

The article goes on to state the following:

“In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the name of the service member is being withheld until 24 hours after family notification is complete,” Resolute Support, the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan, said in a statement on Monday.


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