Sergeant Christopher Todd Stout, US Army, was killed in action in Afghanistan on 13 July 2010. He was the first Army Chaplain Assistant killed in action since 1970. The US Army Chief of Chaplains distributed this message:
Dear Family and Friends of the US Army Chaplaincy,
It is with my deepest sympathy and my utmost respect that I must announce that on July 13, 2010 Sergeant Christopher Todd Stout, while serving as the Chaplain Assistant for the 1-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, was Killed in Action in Afghanistan.
This is our first Chaplain Assistant Killed in Action since 1970 during the Viet Nam War. Sergeant Stout was a military professional of the highest caliber and a devout man of God whose love for Soldiers was only surpassed by his love for his Great God and Savior Jesus Christ. Read more