Pentagon says New Jersey soldier killed in Afghanistan

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The Pentagon says sergeant first class Michael global of Washington township New Jersey was killed in combat the Taliban claimed they were behind a road side bombing in Northern conduits province the Taliban now controls practically half of Afghanistan but continues to stage near daily attacks targeting Afghan and U. S. forces Goebel was based on of Eglin Air Force base in Florida twenty U. S. deaths have been reported in Afghanistan this year there've also been three non combat deaths more than twenty four hundred Americans have died in the nearly eighteen year conflict the US has been trying to work out a peace agreement in Afghanistan with the Taliban and Donahue Washington

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