Governor Mourns Loss of Fort Wainwright Soldier
January 10, 2012, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell offered his condolences to the family and friends of Private 1st Class Dustin P. Napier who was killed from injuries sustained from enemy small-arms fire on Sunday in Afghanistan’s Zabul province.
"Pfc. Napier proudly served his country and will be remembered for his unyielding bravery and sacrifice,” Governor Parnell said. ”Sandy and I ask that you keep his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”
Napier was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Fort Wainwright.