(Reuters) – A U.S. Military soldier killed in Afghanistan was recognized on Sunday as adorned particular forces firm Sergeant Main James G. “Ryan” Sartor of Teague, Texas, the Division of Protection (DOD) mentioned in a launch.
Sartor, 40, died Saturday from wounds from enemy small arms hearth in a fight operation within the province of Faryab, in northern Afghanistan, the DOD mentioned.
Further particulars about his dying weren’t instantly out there.
Sartor was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 10th Particular Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado, the DOD mentioned.
Sartor joined the Military in 2001 and was assigned to the third Infantry Division as an Infantryman, the Military Instances reported.
He later accomplished particular forces coaching and was deployed quite a few occasions to Iraq and Afghanistan, beginning in 2002, the publication mentioned. He additionally turned a Inexperienced Beret, media reported.
Sartor’s awards and decorations embody the Bronze Star, Valorous Unit Award, amongst others, media reported.
He can be posthumously awarded the Purple Coronary heart medal.
Reporting by Wealthy McKay in Atlanta; Modifying by Robert Birsel