Army Special Forces Capt. Richard G. Cliff, Jr., 29, of Mount Pleasant, SC, was killed September 29, 2008.
Cliff was killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while driving in Yakhchal, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, NC. Two other soldiers were also killed in the explosion.
Cliff graduated from Wando High School in 1997. He joined the army in 2002 and had previously spent a year serving in Iraq.