13 Jul '18, 3pm

Army IDs Ranger Killed in Combat in Afghanistan

Army IDs Ranger Killed in Combat in Afghanistan

The Army has identified Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Andrew Celiz as the soldier killed during a combat mission in Afghanistan on Thursday. Celiz, 32, from Summerville, South Carolina, died of wounds from enemy small-arms fire, according to an Army news release. He'd been conducting operations in support of a medical evacuation landing zone in Zurmat district, Paktia province. An Afghan security force member was also killed in the incident, and several others were wounded. The attack is under investigation. Celiz was the second U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan in five days. On July 7, Army Cpl. Joseph Maciel , a 20-year-old infantryman from California, was killed in an apparent insider attack in southern Afghanistan. Celiz was assigned to Company D, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, based out of Hunter Army Airfield , Georgia. One of his commanders called him a "nationa...

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