Friday, November 15, 2013

7th SFG soldier killed

A soldier from the 7th Special Forces Group at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., died after his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device. The Department of Defense announced Friday that Staff Sgt. Richard L. Vazquez, 28, of Seguin, Texas, died Nov. 13 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. His unit was attacked while on dismounted patrol in Panjwai, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Eglin. (Source: DoD, 11/15/13)