SGT Shawn F. Hill, 37, of Wellford, SC, was killed on January 2, 2008, in Khowst Province, Afghanistan.
He died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. Hill was assigned to the 178th Engineer Battalion, 218th Infantry Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard, Rock Hill, SC.
Hill was a 1990 graduate of J.F. Byrnes High School, where he participated in football, track, and wrestling.