COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Flags are lowered around Colorado to honor a Green Beret from Fort Carson killed in Afghanistan earlier this month.

A funeral service is being held for 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Stephen B. Cribben Tuesday morning in Colorado Springs followed by a process to Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.

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Cribben was assigned to the 2nd Battalion of the 10th Special Forces Group. The Pentagon says he died Nov. 4 after being wounded in combat in the eastern Logar province.

Cribben received numerous awards during his career, including two Bronze Medals and the Purple Heart.

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Cribben lived with his wife Shelly and two sons in Colorado Springs. He is also survived by his parents.

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