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One Year ago Today: The Khost Suicide Bombing – December 30, 2009

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on December 30, 2010

A year ago today one of the most defining incidents of the upcoming year at war in Afghanistan occurred.  

Civilian Contractors and the  CIA working side by side were killed when a double agent set off a suicide vest  in Khost, Afghanistan.

Thank you for your service

Our Thoughts are with your families today

Jeremy Wise

Former Navy Seal  working for Blackwater

Dane Clark Paresi

Former Special Forces working for  Blackwater.

Harold Brown Jr.

Former Army Officer who specialed in Intelligence and had served as a contractor for military intelligence

and

Scott Michael Roberson

Former Detective with the Atlanta Police Department had served as a private security contractor

had recently become CIA Officers.

More on the Khost Suicide Bombing here

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Scott Michael Roberson Killed in Suicide Blast at CIA Post

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on January 3, 2010

Ohio native among seven CIA officers killed in Afghanistan by suicide bomber, family says

Although Roberson he spent much the 1990s anchored at the Atlanta Police Department — where he rose to the rank of detective, working undercover in the narcotics unit — he began the next decade abroad, Messner said. Roberson first worked as a contractor with the United Nations’ security forces in Kosovo and went on to protect high-risk officials in Iraq.

He only recently joined the CIA, Messner said.

Roberson was a war hero, Messner said, but most wouldn’t have guessed it.

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