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3rd American Killed In Afghan Insider Attack Was Female Soldier

Maj. Jaimie E. Leonard

The third American killed when an Afghan soldier turned his gun on his trainers has been identified by the Pentagon as Maj. Jaimie E. Leonard, 39, of Warrick, New York.

Leonard was killed in the same insider attack as Army Lt. Col. Todd Clark and civilian law enforcement professional Joseph Morabito, as Home Post reported earlier this week.

According to Newsday, Leonard was a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.

During her time as a intelligence officer in the Army, she was deployed to Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan. She was awarded two Bronze Stars, two Meritorious Service Medals, and the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, according to Newsday.

Leonard is survived by her five siblings.

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