An Army Ranger from the elite 75th Ranger Regiment, part of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), died Thursday in a military hospital from wounds received in Afghanistan, the Pentagon confirmed Friday.
Sgt. Cameron Meddock, 26, died in Landstuhl, Germany injuries sustained from small-arms fire Jan. 1
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America's precious sons. The entire nation should strive to emulate the warrior, who was Cameron, "Colonel Brandon Tegtmeier, commander of the 75th Ranger Regiment, said in a statement." The 75th Ranger Regiment will forever honor Sergeant Cameron Meddock and his family will forever be a member of our Ranger family. ”
Meddock's death marks the first US military fatality in Afghanistan in 2019. There are about 14,000 US military forces in Afghanistan. The Taliban and ISIS-affiliated groups
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According to Meddock's hometown newspaper, the High Plains Observer, he leaves behind a wife, Stephanie, who is expecting the couple's first child. 19659009]