34-year-old US Army Staff Sgt. Nathan L. Wyrick, died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on 10th October 2011. His death is currently under investigation. He was posthumously promoted from Sergeant to Staff Sergeant.
SSgt. Wyrick, from Enumclaw, Washington, was a supply specialist serving with the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum, New York. He had previously served at Fort Lewis for almost four years prior to his transfer to Fort Drum.
This was his second overseas combat deployment. He served in Iraq from August 2008 to August 2009.
SSgt. Wyrick is survived by his a wife and four children.