Mid-South community remembers fallen soldier - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Mid-South community remembers fallen soldier

(WMC-TV) - The Mid-South community is honoring a fallen hero Tuesday.

Sgt. Stephen M. New, 29, of Bartlett, Tenn., died July 28, in Bagram, Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.

The soldier was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He suffered wounds when his unit was attacked by small arms fire in the Sarobi District of Kabul Province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group in Jackson, Miss.

Action News 5 is honoring the family's wish to be left alone at this difficult time.

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