Monday, June 18, 2012
The Department of Defense reports Fresti suffered fatal injuries when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire. He was medically evacuated, but later died of his wounds.
The Fayetteville Observer reports Fredsti had been deployed three times to Iraq, and was on his third deployment to Afghanistan when he was killed.
Fredsti was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, which is based in North Carolina.
He is survived by his parents, Carl and Sherry Fredsti, who live in San Diego, and a sister, Sarah.