Staff Sgt. Patrick H. Quinn, 26, of Quarryville, Pa., died Oct. 13, 2013, in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the enemy attacked his base with small arms fire.
Reportedly the attacker wore the uniform of an Afghan Security officer, making this the fourth “green-on-blue” killing in less than 30 days. “Green-on-blue” data is classified by the ISAF.
Staff Sgt. Quinn was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Carson, Colo.
More information on Staff Sgt. Quinn is available to media sources by contacting the U.S. Army Special Forces Command public affairs office in Fayetteville, N.C. at 910-908-3947. The after-duty phone is 910-689-6187.
In an unrelated incident, the Associated Press is reporting another four U.S. soldiers were killed yesterday in southern Afghanistan. More information as it becomes available from the Department of Defense.
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