Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, July 27, 2011, another American Soldier became a casualty.
"My squad was patrolling near the radio station when engaged by enemy fire, we received the message to assault it and clear out insurgents hiding inside," recalled Sgt. Daniel Lindsey. "They were armed with AK-47s, and what we didn't know was that they were wearing suicide-bomb vests. As we were maneuvering inside the building to make contact, they detonated their vests. The air exploded with flying debris and the roof collapsed on top of us. Nothing but smoke, shouting and the ringing in my ears. Then I was MedEvaced to Landstuhl (Germany)."