Green Beret killed in Afghanistan identified

Green Beret killed in Afghanistan identified
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WAR ON TERROR DUSTIN ARD DEATH

Sgt. 1st Class Dustin Ard, a Green Beret from 1st Special Forces Group, died from wounds sustained during combat operations in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on Thursday, the Department of Defense said Saturday.

Ard, 31, was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, the DOD said in a statement. He was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and enlisted in Hyde Park, Utah.

“We received news that we lost our son Dustin in Afghanistan,”