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Army Green Beret dies from wounds suffered in IED blast in Afghanistan | Army Times

Special Forces soldier has died from wounds suffered in an improvised explosive device attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Transfiguracion, 36, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died Sunday, five days after he was wounded while conducting combat patrol operations, the Pentagon and U.S. Army Special Operations Command announced Monday. The incident is under investigation.

He was an engineer sergeant assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. He deployed to Afghanistan in March.

Transfiguracion enlisted as a motor transport operator in the Hawaii Army National Guard in 2001. He deployed with the Guard to Iraq from 2005 to 2006.

Source: Army Green Beret dies from wounds suffered in IED blast in Afghanistan | Army Times