Today we honor Army PFC Michael Metcalf who was killed April 22, 2012; Enemy forces attacked is unit with an IED only 2 weeks after he arrived in Afghanistan. PFC Metcalf was a Quick Response Team member and was coming to the aid of his injured comrades when he was killed. He was a paratrooper assigned to the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his actions.
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Army PFC Michael Metcalf died April 22, 2012 of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Ghazni province, Afghanistan. Also killed in the blast was 1LT Jonathan P. Walsh. PFC Metcalf had only been in Afghanistan for about two weeks when he died. He j...