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Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

July 14, 2019

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

Sgt. Maj. James G. Sartor, 40, of Teague, Texas, died July 13, 2019, in Faryab Province, Afghanistan, as a result of injuries sustained from enemy small arms fire during combat operations. This incident is under investigation.

Sartor was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado.

For more information regarding Sgt. Maj. James G. Sartor, media may contact Lt. Col. Loren Bymer, U.S. Army Special Operations Command Public Affairs at (910) 432-3383 or loren.bymer@socom.mil.