Based: Ft. Bragg, N.C.
2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division
Supporting: Operation Enduring Freedom
Died: July 19, 2010
Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan
High School: Buchanan High (Clovis)
A soldier from Clovis who was within a month of completing his Army service was killed in Afghanistan on Monday, July 19, his brother said.Read more about Army Staff Sergeant rian F. Piercy here and here.
The Clovis solider, a 2001 Buchanan High School graduate, would have completed his second tour of Afghanistan in about 30 days and was planning to move back to California from North Carolina with his wife, Christina, David Piercy said.
Piercy is the ninth Clovis resident and the seventh Buchanan High graduate to die in Iraq or Afghanistan.