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The Defense Department on Sunday identified two soldiers killed Saturday in Afghanistan.
Warrant Officer Joseph L. Schiro, 27, of Coral Springs, Fla., and Staff Sgt. Justin C. Marquez, 25, of Aberdeen, N.C., died of gunshot wounds they received while on dismounted patrol in Chak district, Wardak province, according to a news release.
They were assigned to the 1st Special Forces Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.
Further details were not released.