Soldier from Sierra Vista killed in Afghanistan

2012-10-14T13:37:00Z 2012-10-14T18:37:02Z Soldier from Sierra Vista killed in AfghanistanThe Associated Press The Associated Press
October 14, 2012 1:37 pm  • 

A soldier from Sierra Vista and based at Fort Bragg has died from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations in Afghanistan.

The Defense Department said Sunday that 29-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Ryan J. Savard died Saturday in Khanabad District, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg.

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