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Fort Carson releases new information about soldier killed in Afghanistan

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Sgt 1st Class Stephen Baxter Cribben died during combat operations in Afghanistan. Sgt 1st Class Stephen Baxter Cribben died during combat operations in Afghanistan.
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Fort Carson has released new information about a soldier who died from his wounds during combat operations in Afghanistan Saturday.

Army officials confirm 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Cribben of Simi Valley, Calif. died in the Logar province of Afghanistan just south of Kabul.

The military has not yet released details about how he was killed.

Cribben was a special forces communications sergeant and was a recipient of the Bronze Star.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group at Fort Carson. He served nearly 15 years in the Army after joining in late 2002.

He was serving his second tour of duty in Afghanistan when he was killed. Cribben had also served a tour of duty in Iraq.

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