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U.S. Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

This is the second U.S. soldier killed in action in Afghanistan in 2019.

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. servicemember died Tuesday in combat in Afghanistan, the Pentagon has confirmed.

The Pentagon would not provide additional details and said the name of the service member killed in action is being withheld until 24 hours after notification of next of kin is complete.  

This is the second U.S. soldier killed in action in Afghanistan in the new year.

(Map by Peter Hermes Furian/Thinkstock.) 

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