Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Decorated Special Forces Soldier Dies Fighting in Afghanistan on 6th deployment

Decorated Vet Dies Fighting in Afghanistan
NBC News Philadelphia
By Dan Stamm and Randall Chase
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013

A soldier from the region died while fighting the war in Afghanistan.

Army Warrant Officer Sean Mullen, 39 of Rehoboth Beach, Del. died Sunday in Ghur Ghuri while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, according to a press release from the U.S. Army Special Operations Command.

Mullen, who was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) out of Fort Campbell, Ky. died from wounds he suffered during an improvised explosive device attack. He was in Afghanistan as an assistant detachment commander for a Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha (ODA), or A-team, according to the Army.
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