Friday, March 06, 2009


Specialist Simone A. Robinson, was hurt when a suicide bomber's vehicle detonated near her security post on January 17th in Kabul, Afghanistan. Some details of the tragedy were discussed in an article about the new president’s chat with Illinois National Guard troops in Afghanistan via a live TV broadcast from Washington DC.

Robinson was taken to the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, and later was taken to San Antonio, Texas for treatment. On March 1st, 21-year-old Specialist Simone A. Robinson died at Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas, from the wounds suffered in Afghanistan.

Specialist Simone A. Robinson is survived by her 2-year-old daughter, Nyzia, her parents and a sister.

May she rest in peace....

Though I show the tally, they are never numbers.
--the BB


Göran Koch-Swahne said...

... and rise in Glory!

Jane R said...

She was so young and beautiful. And she leaves a child... All these young, young people. I know they chose to serve this way, and I honor their service, but what a waste of human life. Thank you for reminding us of their lives and deaths.

Indeed, may they rise in glory.