Salina, KS

Now: 89 °

Currently: Clear

Hi: 90 ° | Lo: 66 °

Funeral Thursday for Kan. soldier

KSAL StaffNovember 9, 2013

Funeral services are Thursday for a 35-year-old Kansas soldier killed in Afghanistan.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Forrest Warren Robertson, of Westmoreland, died  Sunday while deployed in the Logar province of Afghanistan. The Defense Department says Robertson died of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Stewart, Ga.

His foreign deployments included an eight-month tour in Bosnia and two 12-month tours of Iraq. He had been awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star with Valor, four Bronze Stars, five Army Commendation Medals and others.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Robertson’s funeral is set for Thursday morning at Trinity Baptist Church in Wamego, with a  military burial at Wamego City Cemetery.

Copyright © Meridian Media, 2021. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Meridian Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

RELATED POSTS

Army To Cut 1 Brigade At Fort Riley

June 26, 2013 4:13 am



STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Community Flu Shot Clinic...
September 18, 2021Comments
3 New COVID Deaths, 63 Ne...
September 17, 2021Comments
Feds Say Nearly 500 Afgha...
September 17, 2021Comments
Disturbance Leads to Two ...
September 17, 2021Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets