33-year-old US Army Sergeant 1st Class Aaron A. Henderson, from Houlton, Maine, died on 2nd October 2012 at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, from wounds he suffered when an insurgent bomb exploded on 30th September 2012, in Zombalay Village, Afghanistan.
Sgt. 1st Class Henderson served with the 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), based at Fort Campbell.
He joined the Army in 2000 and volunteered for the Special Forces Assessment and Selection Course, graduating in 2006. During his career he deployed three times to Iraq and once to Afghanistan.
He leaves his mother, Christine and his brother, Sam. He was predeceased by his father, Dallas, who died of a heart attack in 2010.