WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Former Army Staff Sgt. Ronald Shurer II, who got the Medal of Honor in 2018 for overcoming substantial gunfire to spare lives in Afghanistan, has kicked the bucket of malignant growth. He was 41.

Miranda Shurer said her significant other kicked the bucket Thursday in Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. She said he was determined to have malignancy three years back.

Ronald Shurer II got the country’s most elevated military respect from President Donald Trump in a conventional White House function went to by 250 individuals.

“He was an astonishing man. Clearly, he is known for being an astonishing warrior,” Miranda Shurer said. “Similar attributes that made him an incredible partner in Special Forces additionally made him an extraordinary spouse and an incredible dad and an incredible companion. He was adored.

A local of Fairbanks, Alaska, Shurer was a senior clinical sergeant in the exceptional powers on April 6, 2008, when his group experienced assault rifle and marksman shoot and rocket-impelled explosives from activists.

Shurer settled one trooper, at that point battled his way in the midst of gunfire up a mountain to the lead individuals from the unit. There, he treated and settled four additional officers. Shurer cleared them. He dropped the injured down the precarious mountainside while utilizing his body to shield them from adversary fire.

After he had stacked the injured in a clearing helicopter, Shurer returned up the mountain to battle.

At first dismissed by the military due to an ailment, Shurer effectively enrolled a year after the fear based oppressor assaults of Sept. 11, 2001. He was elevated from sergeant to staff sergeant in late 2006 and presented with the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force in Afghanistan from late November 2007 to late May 2008. He was respectably released a year later.

Shurer then started a vocation with the Secret Service as a specialist allocated to a field office in Phoenix, Arizona, in September 2009. He was chosen for the Secret Service’s counter ambush group and appointed to the Special Operations Division in June 2014.

“Today, we lost an American Hero: Husband, Father, Son, Medal of Honor Recipient – Special Agent Ronald J. Shurer II. From an appreciative Nation and Agency — your memory and inheritance will live on everlastingly,” the U.S. Mystery Service said in a tweet.

Miranda Shurer, refering to limitations from the coronavirus pandemic, said her significant other will be covered in Arlington National Cemetery close to the country’s capital sometime not too far off.

Notwithstanding his better half, Shurer is made due by two children.

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