Formerly Known as Freefalling
- Sep 8, 2006
- Not Afghanistan
Blue Skies. My condolences to his teammates and family.
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.