7th Special Forces Group (A) Soldier killed in Afghanistan

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http://news.soc.mil/releases/News Archive/2008/June/080629-01.html

U.S. Army Special Operations Command Public Affairs Office

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, June 29, 2008) — An Army Special Forces Soldier was killed June 27 while conducting a combat reconnaissance patrol in Lamay, Afghanistan.

Staff Sgt. Travis K. Hunsberger, 24, was fatally wounded when he struck a pressure-plated improvised explosive device during a dismounted deliberate route clearance as part of the patrol. He was a Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha senior communications sergeant assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) here.

Hunsberger is survived by his wife, Hannah, of Fayetteville, N.C.; parents, Steven and Ronda Hunsberger, of Goshen, Ind.; brother, Kyle Hunsberger; and sister, Kelsey Hunsberger, both also of Goshen, Ind.

For further information, media should contact the Special Forces Command Public Affairs Office during duty hours at 910-432-2269 or after duty hours at 910-689-6187.

For Staff Sgt. Hunsberger's bio, click here...

For the family statement, click here...

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Staff Sgt. Travis K. Hunsberger, An Army Special Forces Soldier, was killed June 27 while conducting a combat reconnaissance patrol in Lamay, Afghanistan. (US Army photo)
 
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Thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice. Take a knee, light em up if got em and rest with your Brothers in the sky.


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