June 1, 2011

Spc. Adam S. Hamilton

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Adam S. Hamilton, 22, of Kent, Ohio, died May 28 in Haji Ruf, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

For more information, the media may contact the Fort Riley public affairs office at 785-240-1893, 785-239-3033, or after hours at 785-210-8867

Kent soldier killed in Afghanistan
Father travels to Dover Air Force Base to meet body of son, Adam Hamilton

While shoppers cruise the malls for Memorial Day bargains today, Scott Hamilton will travel to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to meet the body of his 22-year-old son, who died Saturday in Afghanistan.

U.S. Army Spc. Adam S. Hamilton, 22, of Kent, was killed in Haji Ruf, Afghanistan, after his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device (IED).


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