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The Pentagon on Sunday identified the U.S. servicemember killed on Saturday in an apparent insider attack in Afghanistan.

The servicemember, Cpl. Joseph Maciel, died July 7 from wounds sustained during the attack, according to a statement by the Department of Defense (DOD).

The article goes on to state the following:

The DOD is investigating the incident.

Maciel had served in the army for two years and this was his first assignment, according to the Ledger-Enquirer.

“Maciel was an excellent soldier beloved by his teammates and dedicated to our mission,” Lt. Col. David Conner, Maciel’s battalion commander, told the Ledger-Enquirer. “He will be greatly missed by the entire Black Lion family. Our prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time.”

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