Sanchez, Daniel R., SrA
Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Senior Airman E-4
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1C2X1-Combat Control
Last AFSC Group
Command & Control
Last Unit
2010-2010, 1C2X1, Hurlburt Field FL
Service Years
2006 - 2010
Senior Airman E-4

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1987
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
El Paso
Last Address
Hurlburt Field

Casualty Date
Sep 16, 2010
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Afghanistan
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Fort Bliss National Cemetery - Fort Bliss, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section BB Site 701

 Official Badges 

Combat Control Team Military Free Fall Jumpmaster TACP Air Commando




 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Combat Control AssociationGlobal War on Terrorism Fallen
  2010, Combat Control Association
  2014, Global War on Terrorism Fallen [Verified]

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Air Traffic Control (Basic)
Parachutist (Basic)



 
 Unit Assignments
Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)23rd Special Tactics SquadronUS AIR FORCE
  2006-2010, Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)
  2010-2010, 23rd Special Tactics Squadron
  2010-2010, 1C2X1, Hurlburt Field FL
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2008-2010 Global War on Terror/Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Senior Airman Daniel R. Sanchez, 23, of El Paso, Texas, died Sept. 16 while conducting combat operations in Oruzgan province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

For more information media may contact the Hurlburt Field public affairs office at 850-884-5515.
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From Patriot Guard Riders:


Updated 20 Sep 10 1909 edt S Sturgis


The family of SrA Daniel R. Sanchez, KIA, El Paso, TX, has requested the services of the Patriot Guard Riders for this Fallen Hero's Funeral.  As of now, SrA will be arriving at Biggs Air Field from Dover AFB on Wednesday, September 22, 2010.  Viewing will be Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, with interment at Ft. Bliss National Cemetary.  More details will be forthcoming as they are available. 
 
Thank you!
 
Mrs. Jamie G. Bayley
Senior Ride Captain
Patriot Guard Riders - Far West Texas

   
Comments/Citation

Release Number: 001016

9/17/2010 - HURLBURT FIELD, Fla.  -- An Air Force Special Operations Command combat controller died Sept. 16 while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Senior Airman Daniel Sanchez, 23, of El Paso, Texas, died at a medical facility in Tarin Kwot, Afghanistan. He was wounded by enemy fire and subsequently died of a gunshot wound.

He was assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla. The 23rd STS will hold a memorial service honoring Airman Sanchez next week, the date and time has not yet been determined.

"This terrible loss is evidence of the ultimate sacrifice our men in Air Force Special Operations Command make to protect our country and our way of life," said Maj. Chris Larkin, 23rd STS Commander. "Danny was a fine Airman and a valuable member of our close community, and he will be sorely missed. My deepest sympathies go out to the Sanchez family."

For more information, contact the Air Force Special Operations Command public affairs office at (850) 884-5515.

   
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