Oct 27, 2011

A Real American Hero

Killed in action: Kristoffer Domeij died in Afghanistan on his 14th deployment with the Elite Army Rangers
  • Sergeant Kristoffer B. Domeij was a 10-year veteran and is set to receive posthumous Purple Heart
  • He is now the Elite Ranger with most deployments to be killed in action - the previous record was 12
  • One of the team that rescued Jessica Lynch from captors in Iraq in 2003
  • One of three soldiers who died in an IED explosion near Kandahar province
The United States Army is today mourning one of its most courageous and decorated heroes.
Sergeant 1st Class Kristoffer B. Domeij was one of three soldiers killed by a roadside bomb last Saturday near Kandahar Province.
Remarkably, the elite ranger, who died when the team triggered an improvised device, was serving his 14th deployment at the time.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is a sad day for the US Army and the country as a whole. Rest now SFC Domeij. You have earned your peace.