RELEASE NUMBER: 130103-01
DATE POSTED: JANUARY 3, 2013
10th SFG (A) Soldier dies at home
FORT CARSON, Colo. (USASOC News Service, Jan. 3, 2013) - A Soldier from the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) passed away in his home in Fountain, Colo., during the last week of December.
Staff Sgt. Steven J. Padilla, a supply sergeant serving with Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) died to unspecified causes – an official investigation is ongoing at this time.
Padilla, a native of Azusa, Calif., joined the Army in 2001. His duty stations include: Fort Benning, Ga., Fort Lee, Va., Fort Carson and Italy. He has served a combined 49 months in Afghanistan on four separate deployments.
For further information, media should contact the U.S. Special Forces Command Public Affairs Office during duty hours at 910-908-3947 or after duty hours at 910-689-6187.