Two US Army Special Forces Soldiers KIA —Afghanistan

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RELEASE NUMBER: 090222-01
DATE POSTED: FEBRUARY 22, 2009
PRESS RELEASE: Special Forces Soldiers killed in action
U.S. Army Special Forces Command Public Affairs Office

Master Sgt. David L. Hurt
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Feb. 22, 2009) — Two Army Special Forces Soldiers were killed Feb. 20 while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Khordi, Oruzgan province, Afghanistan.

Staff Sgt. Jeremy E. Bessa, 26 and Master Sgt. David L. Hurt, 36, were killed when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device while conducting a mounted combat reconnaissance patrol. Bessa died at the scene while Hurt succumbed to his wounds after being medically evacuated to Kandahar Airfield for treatment.

Link:

http://news.soc.mil/releases/News Archive/2009/February/090222-01.html
 
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