37-year-old US Army Staff Sgt. Nelson D. Trent, from Austin, Texas, was killed from the blast of a bomb at Kandahar on 13th December 2012.
Staff Sgt. Trent served with the Fort Worth, Texas-based 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.
On Thursday, a Taliban suicide bomber killed an American soldier and two Afghan civilians outside Kandahar Airport. It has not been confirmed if Staff Sgt. Trent was the casualty of that attack.
More information to follow.