RELEASE NUMBER: 130313-01
DATE POSTED: MARCH 13, 2013
Press Release: SF Soldier killed in Afghanistan
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, March 13, 2013) – A U.S. Army Special Forces Soldier died Mar. 11 from wounds sustained from small-arms fire in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
Cpt. Andrew Michael Pedersen-Keel, 28, of Madison Conn., was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C.
He was a Special Forces Detachment Commander.
This was his second deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is survived by his parents and sister.
For further information, media should contact the U.S. Army Special Forces Command Public Affairs Office during duty hours at 910-908-3947 or after duty hours at 910-689-6187.