7th SFG soldier killed in Afghanistan

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Master Sgt. Mitchell W. Young, 39, of Jonesboro, Ga., died on July 13 of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Kajaki Sofla, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.:(
 
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8'Duece

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Rest easy Master Sergeant Young. Your watch is over.

You will not be forgotten. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice.
 

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Mitch was a great soldier, great friend, and loving husband.

Rest in Peace my Brother

RELEASE NUMBER: 080714-02
DATE POSTED: JULY 14, 2008

PRESS RELEASE: Special Forces Soldier killed in Afghanistan

U.S. Army Special Operations Command Public Affairs Office

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, July 14, 2008) — An Army Special Forces Soldier was killed July 13 while conducting a combat reconnaissance patrol in the vicinity of Kajaki Sofla, eastern Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Master Sgt. Mitchell W. Young, 39, of Jonesboro, Ga., was fatally wounded when his vehicle struck a pressure plated improvised explosive device during the patrol. He was a Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha team sergeant assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) here.

Young is survived by his wife, Robyn, of Fayetteville, N.C.; and his mother, Jane Young, of Jonesboro, Ga.
http://news.soc.mil/releases/News%20Archive/2008/July/MSG%20Young%20Bio.pdf

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