23 august 2019

'One of the toughest kids I’ve ever met': Families mourn Green Berets killed in Afghanistan

stripes.com

The two Green Berets killed in combat in Afghanistan Wednesday are being remembered by their unit, and mourned very differently by their families. The family of Master Sgt. Jose J. Gonzalez, 35, of La Puente, Calif., requested that the Army not release further information about him, U.S. Army Special Operations Command said. But the family of Master Sgt. Luis F. Deleon-Figueroa, 31, publicly grieved his death in numerous social media posts. Deleon-Figueroa’s uncle shared photos of him as a [...]