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KABUL, Afghanistan — The Pentagon has identified the U.S. Army soldier killed Thursday in eastern Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Andrew Celiz, 32, was the second U.S. servicemember killed in the country within a week. Celiz, of Summerville, S.C., was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. He died of a wound suffered while fighting in support of a medevac landing zone in eastern Paktia province, the Pentagon said. The incident is under investigation. “The 75th Ranger Regiment suffered a tremendous loss with the passing of Sgt. 1st Class Chris Celiz,” regiment commander Col. Brandon Tegtmeier said in a statement Friday. “The Celiz family has been a critical component of our team and their community in Savannah (Ga.). Chris was a national treasure who led his Rangers with passion, competence, and an infectiously positive att...

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