Hungarian Army Bomb-disposal expert, Sergeant 1st-class Gyula Kovacs, aged 30, was killed as he was attempting to defuse a roadside bomb and the device exploded.
The incident happened in Baghlan province on 10th June 2008.
Sgt. Kovacs was a member of the Hungarian Provincial Reconstruction Team, Hungarian Army.
He was posthumously promoted from Sergeant to Sergeant First Class.