SFC Riley Stephens, 1/3 SFG(A)

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Blue Skies. My condolences to his teammates and family.

http://www.soc.mil/UNS/Releases/2012/September/120930-01.html

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Sep. 30, 2012) – A U.S. Special Forces Soldier died Sep. 28 from wounds sustained from small-arms fire in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
Sergeant 1st Class Riley Gene Stephens, 39, was assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C. He was a Special Forces medical sergeant.
This was his fifth deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
For further information, media should contact the U.S. Special Forces Command Public Affairs Office during duty hours at 910-908-3947 or after duty hours at 910-689-6187.
 

SkrewzLoose

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Fair winds and following seas, Warrior.
Thank you for your service and your sacrifice.
 

Rabid Badger

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RIP Brother. Hard to describe an all FOB call for O-POS and hundreds of people respond, only to hear Taps in the DFAC an hour later. Words cannot describe that feeling.

Condolences to his family and friends. Thank you for your service.
 

SkrewzLoose

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RIP Brother. Hard to describe an all FOB call for O-POS and hundreds of people respond, only to hear Taps in the DFAC an hour later. Words cannot describe that feeling.

Condolences to his family and friends. Thank you for your service.
Damn. :(
 

shortbrownguy

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I had spoke to him the day before he deployed. He is the epitome of a warrior. RIP Brother. Prayers out to your family and teammates.

SBG sends.
 
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