Staff Sgt. Timothy P. Davis died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosice device Feb. 20 in Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla. (AIR FORCE)
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An Air Force combat controller with the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., and two Army sergeants died Feb. 20 in Afghanistan after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device, which was followed by small arms fire.
Staff Sgt. Timothy P. Davis, 28, and Army Staff Sgt. Jeremy E. Bessa and Master Sgt. David L. Hurt of 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg, N.C., were killed during the attack in Afghanistan's Oruzgan province, said Maj. Chris Augustine, Army Special Forces Command spokesman.
Davis is survived by his wife, Meagan, and year-old son Timmy Jr. They live in Spokane, Wash., where Davis met Meagan while training at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.