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A Mississippi-based Green Beret died July 28 after his unit was attacked with small arms fire in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced Tuesday.
Sgt. Stephen M. New, 29, of Bartlett, Tenn., died in Bagram of wounds suffered from an attack in the Sarobi District of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Jackson, Miss.
No further information was immediately available.