Monday, August 18, 2008

French Para, Damien Gaille, killed in action

Private 1st Class, Damien Gaillet was killed Monday evening during a Taliban ambush 50 kilometers east of Kabul.

Private 1st Class, Damien Gaille

The young soldier joined the 8th Parachute Regiment Marine Infantry, based in Castres, on June 5, 2007. The unit was his first choice. “He had it in his blood. He talked about joining the army since he was a young boy," said his father, Daniel.

This was Damien’s first mission overseas.

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