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Pentagon identifies 2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Spc. Joseph P. Collette was killed along with Sgt. 1st Class Will D. Lindsay in Afghanistan Friday.
Spc. Joseph P. Collette was killed along with Sgt. 1st Class Will D. Lindsay in Afghanistan Friday. Photo: Defense Department

The Pentagon on Saturday released the names of 2 U.S. service members killed in northern Afghanistan this week.

Details: Spc. Joseph P. Collette, 29, from Lancaster, Ohio, was with a bomb disposal unit, and 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Will D. Lindsay, of Cortez, Colorado, was a Green Beret. They died Friday during a joint operation with Afghan forces, according to NATO. The number of service personnel to have died in Afghanistan this year is now 4.