Three American Service Members Killed Yesterday In Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers and one airman who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

The service members died Nov. 27, 2018, from injuries sustained when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Andar, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.

The soldiers were assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The airman was assigned to the 26th Special Tactics Squadron at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico.

The incident is under investigation.

Army Capt. Andrew Patrick Ross, 29, is from Lexington, Virginia.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Eric Michael Emond, 39, if from Brush Prairie, Washington.

Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan J. Elchin, 25, is from Hookstown, Pennsylvania.

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