Pentagon in a statement said the two U.S. soldiers were were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
The statement further added both soldiers died July 29, 2019, in Tarin Kowt, Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained in a combat related incident.
Furthermore, Pengaton added in its statement that the incident is under investigation.
According to Pentagon, the deceased soldiers are Pfc. Brandon Jay Kreischer, 20, of Stryker, Ohio and Spc. Michael Isaiah Nance, 24, of Chicago, Illinois.
Pentagon also added in its statement that both soldiers were assigned to 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.