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DOD Announces 1 Troop Death This Week

Posted Dec 22, 2012 by Howard Altman

Updated Dec 22, 2012 at 04:21 PM

The Department of Defense announced the death of one soldier last week.

Sgt. 1st Class Kevin E. Lipari, 39, of Baldwin, N.Y., died Dec. 14 in Logar province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to HHC 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Bamberg, Germany. This incident is under investigation.

There have now been 2,155 U.S. troop deaths in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, the nation’s longest war.