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Army Sgt. 1st Class Forrest W. Robertson

Died November 3, 2013 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom

35, of Westmoreland, Kan., assigned to 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Stewart, Ga.; died Nov. 3 in Puli Alam, Afghanistan, of wounds caused by small-arms fire.

Fort Stewart-based soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Associated Press

FORT STEWART, GA. — The Department of Defense has announced a Georgia-based soldier has been killed in Afghanistan during his fifth deployment.

Officials say 35-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Forrest W. Robertson, of Westmoreland, Kan. died Sunday from wounds he sustained when his unit was attacked in the Logar province. The area is about 70 miles south of Kabul.

Robertson was based at Fort Stewart, Ga. and was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division.

Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson says Robertson joined the Army in July 1996 and has been awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Valor.

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