My Son, Corporal Patrick Deans, was KIA 12-12-2010 in Afghanistan Operation Enduring Freedom while serving with the 101st Airborne, 2nd Brigade Combat Team (Strike), 502nd Regiment. He was on his second combat tour, previously serving in Iraq during OIF.
Patrick was killed with 5 of his fellow brothers. A vehicle improvised explosive suicide taliban member drove into the combat outpost mud hut, the platoon was inside.
Patrick is buried at the Florida National Cemetary Bushnell.