Des Moines Sailor Killed in Afghanistan

Petty Officer Technician 1st Class Sean Carson, 32, of Des Moines, was killed Aug. 16 northeast of Kandahar, according to a Defense Department statement and reported by KGTV in San Diego.

Carson was assigned to an explosives disposal unit in San Diego.

Carson was among seven U.S. Armed Forces members killed in a helicopter crash while being fired upon by insurgents in southern Afghanistan last week, Pentagon officials said.


One Response to “Des Moines Sailor Killed in Afghanistan”
  1. Donna says:

    RIP, Sean. <3

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