One More Death

Closing Thought–04Dec18

I have been reporting the deaths of our troops in this War on Terror…last month was the deadliest month in Afghanistan for American troops…..

But as always there is more sad news!

A soldier injured in the above attack has died from his wounds…..

A U.S. soldier has died from injuries suffered in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan, becoming the fourth American to have been killed by the explosion last week, the Pentagon says.

Sgt. Jason Mitchell McClary, 24, from Export, Pa., died Sunday at a military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, the Pentagon announced Monday. The blast occurred Tuesday near Ghazni city, Afghanistan, less than 100 miles from Kabul, the Defense Department said in a statement. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for it.

“The Rock battalion expresses its deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends tragically affected by the loss of Sgt. Jason McClary. He epitomizes what it is to be a professional, a warrior and a soldier,” Lt. Col. Christopher Roberts, the commander of 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, said in a statement. “Sgt. McClary served honorably as an up-armored vehicle gunner for the Attack Company. His memory and contributions will never be forgotten.”

(FOX News)

I wish that these reports could cease but until they do IST will continue to remind the public about the plight of the troops serving this country…..if you would like to read the DoD release……

IST send out deepest condolences to the family and friends of Sgt. McClary….may he Rest In Peace.

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