An American soldier who died after being stabbed near the Kabul airport in Afghainstan has been identified as Army Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. Leggett, 39, of Ruskin, Florida.
According to the Department of Defense, Leggett died Aug. 20 in Kabul "of injuries received when he was engaged by the enemy."
Witnesses to the attack told the New York Times:
The victim [Leggett] got out of his vehicle with an ...