Sgt. Daniel Kahn, a force reconnaissance Marine with 1st Platoon, 4th Force Reconnaissance Company, scouts out the beachfront during hydrographic reconnaissance training at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows in Waimanalo, Hawaii
On this date: Oct. 1, 2009 Sgt. Roberto D. Sanchez, 24, was a team leader assigned to 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., when he was killed during combat operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. He was on his fifth deployment with three previous deployments to Iraq and one to Afghanistan.