WILL LINDSAY

March 21, 2019

Name: SFC Will Lindsay
 

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

DOB: August 26th, 1985 DOD: March 21st, 2019

Entered Service: July of 2004

Deployments: Iraq (5x), Taijikistan, and Afghanistan

Units:10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Ft. Carson, Colorado as an assistant Operations and Intelligence Sergeant with Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion

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Education: Basic Training and Airborne School, Special Forces Selection and Qualification Course – earning his Green Beret in July 2006

Awards and Decorations: Silver Star medal, four Bronze Star medals, one Meritorious Service medal, a Purple Heart, a Combat Infantryman's Badge, a Military Free Fall Jumpmaster Badge and a Master Parachutist Badge

Survived By: His wife, Sarah Lindsay; their four daughters; parents, Grant and Tammy Lindsay; two brothers: Levi (Sophos Nhem) Lindsay and Cole (Maegan) Lindsay; grandfather, Richard Lindsay; grandmother, Aliene Waldorf; parents-in-law: Bruce and Judy Unger; sister-in-law Melissa (Chad) Wagner; uncle, Kent (Sharon) Lindsay; two cousins: Matt (Wendy) Lindsay and Justin (Kayleen) 

Sergeant First Class Will Duston Lindsay, United States Army Special Forces, was killed in action in Kunduz, Afghanistan on Thursday, March 21, 2019.

Will was born on August 26, 1985 in Cortez, Colorado, to Grant and Tammy Lindsay. He graduated from Montezuma Cortez High School in 2004 and joined the Army immediately after high school, enlisting on July 7, 2004. He married the love of his life, Sarah Unger, in 2010 and together they had four daughters. Sarah and their daughters were the center of Will's world. He was a devoted husband, a dedicated father, and a generous, trustworthy and reliable friend. A true Colorado native, Will loved to hunt and fish, and he liked to work with his hands, building projects around his house and finishing their basement all by himself. When he wasn't busy with work, family, or his other hobbies, he shamed friends on the golf course with his mid-70s game.

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