The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Staff Sgt. Robert E. Thomas Jr., 24, of Fontana, Calif., died Sept. 13, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of wounds suffered during a non-combat related incident on April 21, 2013, in Maiwand, Afghanistan.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, Texas.
"He which hath no stomach to this fight let him depart. But
we in it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his
blood with me, shall always be my brother.” (W.Shakespeare)
Rest in peace my Brothers, you have not been forgotten.