Wednesday, January 19, 2011

U.S Army Pfc. Amy Sinkler

Amy Sinkler
U.S Army Private First Class, Amy Sinkler, aged 23, from Chadbourn, North Carolina, died on 20th January 2011, following an ambush by Taliban insurgents on her patrol unit.

Assigned to the 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Pfc Sinkler was a gunner for the mission. She was in the exposed turret of an armoured vehicle when an enemy rocket propelled grenade struck the vehicle.

She had been in the army since August 2009 and had deployed to Afghanistan in July 2010 for a one year tour of duty.

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