His team was searching for a terrorist leader when the group of American soldiers and Afghan commandos took fire from "intense enemy machine guns, snipers and rocket-propelled grenades," the Army said.
Johnston and Master Sgt. Micheal Riley were killed in combat; the military said they died from injuries sustained in small arms fire, but, did not elaborate.
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