Pentagon Confirms Death of US Service Member in Nangarhar

Spc. Miguel L. Holmes, 22, of Hinesville, Ga, died in Nangarhar province from wounds sustained in a noncombat incident, according to a Defense Department statement as announced by the Pentagon, the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense.

The matter is under investigation as no further information on the death was provided.

Holmes, who was deployed in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, was assigned to 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Savannah, Ga.

The 118th is a unit of the Georgia Army National Guard.

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