KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Pentagon says a U.S. soldier has died from wounds sustained during an operation in Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province.

The Defense Department identifies the solider as 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Stephen B. Cribben of Simi Valley, California. He was assigned to US Army’s 2d Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Carson, Colorado.

Officials say Cribben died Saturday as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations.

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