A U.S Army first sergeant, who was serving on a deployment in Europe, was found dead near a train station in German state of Bavaria.
1st Sgt. Nicholas S. Amsberry, 34, was found in Parsberg, Germany, 10 miles from Hohenfels, headquarters of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center.
“Our deepest sympathies go out to the family of 1st Sgt. Nicholas Amsberry,” said Lt. Col. Peter Moon, his commander, in a statement. “We know the death of a family member is an immeasurable loss. It’s a loss shared by soldiers across our formations.”
Amsberry was on a nine-month deployment to Europe as part of Atlantic Resolve, which serves to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the security of NATO allies and partners, conducting bi-lateral training and multinational exercises.
Has was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, out of Fort Riley, Kansas.
The First Sergeant was from Mesa, Ariz. and joined the Army as an infantryman in 2003.
His death is under investigation.
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