CNN Wire Staff
May 25, 2012
A U.S. sailor who died last week of medical complications was the 3,000th death among coalition forces in the Afghanistan war, according to CNN’s count based on information provided by the U.S. Defense Department and the International Security Assistance Force.
Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan J. Wilson, 26, of Shasta, California, died May 20 in Manama, Bahrain, the Defense Department reported in an e-mail Friday.
Wilson, assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain, was supporting the Afghanistan mission, the e-mail said.
This article was posted: Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 7:53 am