Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, 29, died from wounds sustained during enemy contact. He was assigned to 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) on Fort Bragg.
Wright, a native of Lyons, Georgia, enlisted in the Army in July 2012. His awards and decorations include the Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Special Forces Tab, and Parachutist Badge. Staff Sgt. Wright served as a Special Forces Engineer Sergeant (18C).