DoD Identifies Army Casualty, August 17, 2017

Staff Sgt. Aaron R. Butler
Staff Sgt. Aaron Butler, a Green Beret, died Aug. 16, 2017 in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo)
Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 17, 2017. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
Staff Sgt. Aaron R. Butler, 27, of Monticello, Utah, died Aug. 16 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations. The incident is under investigation.
Butler was assigned to the 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Camp Williams, Utah.