Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Blast Was Army Green Beret

Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson was killed by a roadside bomb Tuesday.
0:19 | 08/24/16

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The Pentagon tonight identifying the American soldier killed in Afghanistan we reported on last night here staff Sargent Matthew Thompson of green beret from Irvine California. Died in a roadside bomb attack. He was advising Afghan forces on patrol in Helmand Province. They are currently about 9800 American troops deployed in Afghanistan.

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