#BREAKING: Officer killed in Afghanistan identified as Maj. Gen. Harold Greene. He is the most senior American military personnel killed since the Afghanistan war began, the New York Times reports. He is a 34-year veteran of the military. This is a significant event in the military.
Maj. Gen. Harold Greene was the deputy commanding general of the command in charge of training and development of the Afghan National Security Forces.
Greene was killed during an insider attack on Tuesday, when a gunman in Afghan military uniform opened fire at a gathering of U.S. and Afghan military leaders. Several others were wounded in the shooting.
WASHINGTON (AP) — US official: Officer killed in Afghanistan identified as Maj. Gen. Harold Greene.#Fox35
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