Let the memory of 2nd Lt. Stuart be with us forever
  • 26 years old
  • Born on August 12, 1981 .
  • Passed away on November 13, 2007 .

26, of Hot Springs, Ark.; assigned to the 122nd Aviation Support Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died Nov. 13 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

Fort Bragg paratrooper dies in Afghanistan

The Associated Press

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — The military says a paratrooper from Fort Bragg’s 82nd Airborne Division has died of a non-combat injury.

The Department of Defense says 26-year-old 2nd Lt. Lieutenant Stuart Liles, of Raeford, died Nov. 13 in Bagram, Afghanistan. Liles was a platoon leader for the 122nd Aviation Support Battalion.

Defense officials say his death is under investigation.

Liles earned a liberal arts degree at the University of Central Arkansas and arrived at the 82nd Airborne in January this year. Liles is survived by his wife, Aubre, and his daughter, Aurora. His mother, Kristin Liles, is from Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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