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US soldier from Simi Valley killed in Afghanistan

By in Press Enterprise on November 6, 2017

By The Associated Press

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

The Defense Department identified the soldier as 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Stephen B. Cribben of Simi Valley. He was assigned to 2d Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Carson, Colo.

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

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