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Crossville, Tenn. Special Forces Soldier killed in Afghanistan

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This morning, January, 16, 2014, the Pentagon announced the death of a Crossville, Tenn., Soldier who was killed while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.

Sgt. Daniel T. Lee, 28, died Jan. 15, in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

Sgt. Lee was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.

There was no information regarding other Soldiers who might have been injured in the firefight.

Crossville is located in Middle Tennessee.

The death of Sgt. Lee brings to 2,165, the number of U.S. troops who have died in the fight in Afghanistan, fighting the Global War on Terror.

More information on Sgt. Lee, including previous deployments, marital status, and commendations, is available to media sources by contacting the U.S. Army Special Forces Command public affairs office during duty hours at 910-908-3947 or after duty hours at 910-689-6187.

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