US Army Specialist Jinsu Lee died in Kunar province on 5th August 2011. The military are investigating the circumstances of his death.
Spc. Lee, age 34, from Chatsworth, California, was a Unit Supply Specialist serving with the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, based at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
His service awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Army Service Ribbon and Combat Action Badge. He was posthumously awarded the Afghanistan Campaign Service Medal with Star, Army Good Conduct Medal and Army Overseas Service Ribbon.
Spc. Lee joined the Army in August 2009 and this was his first overseas deployment. He leaves his wife and three daughters.