Staff Sgt Kyle Ray Warren
Staff Sgt. Kyle R. Warren of Manchester, New Hampshire is a graduate of Marina High School, Huntington Beach, California. In 2003 he moved to New Hampshire and in October of 2004 he volunteered for military service and entered the Army as a Special Forces trainee. After basic and advanced individual training at Fort Benning, Georgia, he was assigned to the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, North Carolina in May of 2005 for Special Forces training. His medical training was with John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Joint Special Operation Medical Training Center. He earned the coveted ‘Green Beret’ in 2007 and was assigned to Fort Bragg, as a Special Forces medical sergeant. His military education includes, the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Course, Basic Airborne Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Warrior Leaders Course, Special Forces Qualification Course, Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat Course and Military Freefall Course. He deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in July 2010 as a member of the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Afghanistan. This was his second deployment. His Awards and Decorations include, the Bronze Star Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Parachutist Badge, Military Freefall Parachutist badge, Combat Infantry Badge and the Special Forces Tab. He was posthumously awarded, the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, The NATO Medal, and Meritorious Service Medal. Kyle died at age 28 at Tsagay, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with an improvised explosive device. He leaves his wife, Sandra, his mother, and stepfather Lynn and Ed Linta, his father and stepfather, Del and Jill Warren.
3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Burial is at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, California