|Valerica Leo Sandu|
Romanian Sergeant-Major Valerica Leo Sandu, aged 31, died 12th May 2010 after being critically wounded by a roadside bomb which was detonated as his patrol vehicle passed by.
Sgt-Maj. Sandu was given emergency first-aid before being airlifted to a military hospital at Base Lagman. Unfortunately, surgeons could not save his life.
He served with Romania's 33rd Mountain Battalion. He leaves a wife and son in his hometown of Brasov.