Army Special Operations Soldier killed in Afghanistan


running up that hill
Jan 3, 2007
in Wonderland, with my Alice Archive/2008/October/081028-01.html

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Oct. 28, 2008) — A U.S. Army Special Operations Soldier was killed by a suicide bomber Oct. 27 in Pul-e-Khumri, the capital of Baghlan province, Afghanistan while in support of combat operations.

Sgt. Nicholas A. Casey, 22, of Canton, Ohio, a human intelligence collector assigned to Headquarters Support Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, N.C., was killed when a suicide bomber entered a police station in Pul-e-Khumri, the capital of Baghlan province, while Afghan officials were meeting with U.S. troops advising a police training program.

Casey is survived by his wife, Rachelle; sons, Nicholas II and Curtis; father, Samuel Casey; mother, Debaroh Mitchell; brother, Samuel Casey III; and sister, Amber Casey, all of Canton, Ohio.

For further information, media should contact the Special Forces Command Public Affairs Office during duty hours at 910-432-4587 or after duty hours at 910-689-6187.

For Sgt. Casey's bio, click here.


Sgt. Nicholas A. Casey
May Angels gently lift you up in to heaven and then come back to comfort your loved ones! RIP SGT!!!