Army Statement on Soldier killed in Afghanistan

By U.S. Army Public AffairsAugust 27, 2021

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It is with a heavy heart we confirm one Soldier died as a result of the attack in Kabul yesterday. No further information will be released until 24-hours after next of kin notification is complete.

Statement from Secretary of the Army, Honorable Christine E. Wormuth.

"My heart goes out to the families and friends of the victims of the terrible, cowardly attacks in Kabul. I join all of my fellow DoD leaders in honoring our Service Members’ sacrifice–they gave all for others. Our Army mourns the loss of our Soldier and we are here to support his family and friends. His fellow Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, & Airmen continue their brave mission."

Statement from Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. James C. McConville.

“I am heart-broken by the appalling attacks in Kabul and offer my sincere condolences to the families of the victims. These fallen Service Members died ensuring that others might live. They represent the very best of America, and we continue this mission in their honor.”