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2 Troops Killed In Afghanistan This Week

Posted Dec 1, 2012 by Howard Altman

Updated Dec 1, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Two troops were killed this week in Afghanistan.

Cpl. Christopher M. Monahan Jr., 25, of Island Heights, N.J., died Nov. 26 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin R. Ebbert, 32, of Arcata, Calif., died Nov. 24 while supporting stability operations in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan.  Ebbert was assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit in Virginia Beach, Va. 

There have now been 2,146 deaths in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, the nation’s longest war.