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Staff Sgt. Eric S. Holman

Staff Sgt. Eric S. Holman, 39, of Evans City, Penn., died Aug. 15, in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he encountered an enemy improvised explosive device. Holman was assigned to 192nd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, 20th Support Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. Eric graduated in 1990 from Avonworth High School before prior to Penn State, where he earned a degree in 1995 in criminal justice. Holman used to perform with the Golden Knights, the Army's parachute team. After graduating from Penn State, Sgt. Holman held a variety of jobs. He drove cross-country for his father's trucking company, operated a limousine service and did construction work. After the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, he joined the Army as an enlisted man at age 29. He served with the 82nd Airborne Division and became a member of the Army's Golden Knights parachute team. Mt. Nebo Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Sewickley, Pennsylvania with Full Military Honors.

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  1. steven.joseph.miller
    February 27th, 2015 at 10:19 | #1

    From the men of 1-1 SFG (A)…you are not forgotten.

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