Skip to comments.Soldier killed in Afghanistan attack 'one of the best of his generation'
Posted on 11/08/2013 9:13:50 AM PST by Smartisan
A British solider killed in a suicide car bomb blast in Afghanistan has been named as an experienced Sergeant Major, considered by commanders to be one of the best of his generation. WO2 Ian Fisher, 3rd Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Staffords), died when a car packed with explosives struck his Warrior fighting vehicle as he returned to base from an operation. Comrades described the 42-year-old father of two as the epitome of an infantry Sergeant Major who was straight talking and obsessive in his pursuit of excellence. His wife, Emma, said: Ian will always be the centre of my life, he will be remembered as a doting father, loving husband and a true professional soldier. He loved being a soldier, thats what he lived for. We are all so proud and always will be. A total of 446 British troops have died on the 12-year-long Afghan campaign.
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Thoughts and prayers to the family of the fallen.
Sad. Prayers for him. Still trying to do an honorable job in a dishonorable world.
Very bad. Sincere condolences sent. Men like Ian Fisher are worth more than 1,000 of the throwback primitives he opposed.