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Friday, October 07, 2016

Soldier from Maryland Killed On Patrol In Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas, 31, of Takoma Park, Maryland, died Oct. 4 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device that exploded during dismounted operations. The incident is under investigation.

Thomas was assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado.

For more information regarding Staff Sgt. Thomas, media may contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at 719-526-4143.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Rest in peace, soldier and THANK YOU for your service & sacrifice.
Our condolences to your family, as well.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for your service. You are one of hundreds of thousands who has paid the ultimate price for our freedom. RIP

Not Quite Understanding said...

Please let this be a reminder that the dangers are still ever present to our troops that are serving overseas. RIP Sergeant Thomas, you will be remembered.

Anonymous said...

R.I.P

Anonymous said...

A true hero .