Pentagon confirms a Fort Carson soldier has died in Afghanistan

The Defense Department identifies the solider as 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Stephen B. Cribben of Simi Valley, California.
The Defense Department identifies the solider as 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Stephen B. Cribben of Simi Valley, California.

FORT CARSON, Colo. — According to the Pentagon, a Fort Carson soldier died from wounds sustained during an operation in Afghanistan.

The Defense Department identifies the solider as 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Stephen B. Cribben of Simi Valley, California. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group at Fort Carson.

Officials said Cribben died Saturday as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations.

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