Army Sgt. 1st Class Samuel C. Hairston

Died August 12, 2014 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom

35, of Houston; assigned to 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died Aug. 12 in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of injuries caused by small-arms fire.

Sgt. 1st class killed in Afghanistan