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2 Troops Died This Week In Afghanistan

Posted Nov 3, 2012 by Howard Altman

Updated Nov 3, 2012 at 07:36 PM

Two troops died this week in Afghanistan.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew G. Kantor, 22, of Gillette, N.J., died supporting stability operations in Zabul, Afghanistan.  Kantor was assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit in Virginia Beach, Va.

Cpl. Alex F. Domion, 21, of Richfield Springs, N.Y., died Oct. 31, as a result of a non-combat related incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. This incident is under investigation.

There have now been 2,132 deaths in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, the nation’s longest war.