The United States Army announced that Sgt. 1st Class Reymund R. Transfiguracion died on August 12 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol as he conducted combat operations in Afghanistan.
Sgt. Transfiguracion was from Waikoloa.
Governor David Ige on Monday issued the following statement:
“Hawaiʻi has lost a brave soldier who sacrificed his life serving his country. My deepest condolences to Sgt. 1st Class Transfiguracion’s wife and children, and his entire ‘ohana. Let our community come together to support them now and in the coming months.”
Photo courtesy of the United States Army.