Wednesday, March 28, 2012

US Army Sergeant William Wilson III killed in Paktika

27-year-old US Army Sergeant William R. Wilson III, from Getzville, New York, was killed in Paktika province on 26th March 2012 by an Afghan policeman who shot Sgt. Wilson at a checkpoint.

Sgt. Wilson served with the Germany-based 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade. He joined the Army in 2005.

According to his facebook page, Sgt. Wilson attended Williamsville North High School and had recently been home on leave from Afghanistan. He leaves his parents, William and Kim and brothers, Wesley and Jeremy along with many friends and relatives.


  1. Thank you so much for your service.

  2. George Troester jr01 April, 2012 12:58

    thank you for your sacrifice

  3. Thank you sir


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