A soldier stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord was killed in action in Afghanistan Monday.
The Department of Defense said the 40-year-old was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
Griffin was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne).
According to Stars and Stripes, his awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, two awards of the Army Commendation Medal, four awards of the Army Achievement Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Combat Action Badge; Ranger and Army Special Forces Tabs.
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