An armed forces member salutes a funeral procession after services for slain Army Pfc. Jon R. Townsend, in Claremore, Okla. on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. Townsend, 19, died Sept. 16 in Afghanistan when his unit was fired on in an “insider” attack by Afghan police.
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published Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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KABUL, Afghanistan — KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military is confirming the death of an American service member in eastern Afghanistan, bringing the number of American troops dead in Afghanistan in the long-running conflict to 2,000.