Monday, August 1, 2011

US Army Sergeant William GrossPaniagua

Hawaii-based US Army Sergeant William B. GrossPaniagua, from Daly City, California, was killed in action on 31st July 2011 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, when an insurgent bomb detonated against his patrol vehicle.

28-year-old Sgt. GrossPaniagua served with the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, based at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Sgt. GrossPaniagua enlisted in the U.S. Army in September 2005 as a Combat Engineer. He previously served in Iraq in 2008 and this was his first deployment to Afghanistan.


  1. Thank you for your bravery

  2. Through the organization, our store was sent a package to Sgt. William Gross. We are very sad that he lost his life protecting our freedom. We will always be grateful for his service. Our thoughts and prayer go out to his family


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