US Army Staff Sergeant Ergin V. Osman, aged 35 from Jacksonville, was killed in action in Kandahar, Afghanistan on 26th May 2011 when his unit was hit by the explosion of an insurgent bomb.
SSgt. Osman was serving with the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Details of SSgt. Osman's funeral