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An Army Green Beret, Staff Sgt. Aaron R. Butler, was killed during the battle.
At least 12 insurgents dead in military operation, officials say.
Staff Sgt. Michael Young was awarded the Silver Star for what he did during an intense firefight in Afghanistan a year ago.
Staff Sgt. Aaron Butler, 27, died Wednesday in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, from wounds he suffered when an improvised explosive device exploded during combat operations.
By Michelle Tan