Green Beret dies during combat in Afghanistan

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Sgt. 1st Class Dustin B. Ard

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A Green Geret has died in combat in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense says Sgt. 1st Class Dustin B. Ard, of Idaho Falls, Idaho died, of wounds Thursday in operations in Zabul Province.

The 31-year-old was with the 1st Special Forces Group.

Ard was reportedly on a joint operation alongside a unit of Afghan commandos when he died.

He leaves behind his wife and a three-year-old daughter.

His wife is expecting a son.

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