Images: Soldiers honor fallen comrade in Afghanistan [Image 2 of 6]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Justin Weaver
The symbolic remains of Pfc. Matthew E. Wildes, 18, of Hammond, La., were on display as Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, mourned the loss of their fallen Soldier during a memorial service, Aug. 30, at Combat Outpost Terminator. Wildes died, Aug. 27, when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. Wildes joined the Army in 2008 and deployed to Afghanistan, May 24.
Date Posted:08.31.2009 09:49
Location:COMBAT OUTPOST TERMINATOR, AF