Peterson Airman killed while serving in Afghanistan

A Peterson Air Force Base Airman was killed Dec. 27 while conducting combat operations near Kabul, Afghanistan.

Capt. David I. Lyon, 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron, was killed when a vehicle-born improvised explosive device was detonated near his convoy.

“Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of Capt. Lyon. The loss of life pains our team deeply. We are poised to assist his family and friends in their time of need and have support services in place to facilitate those needs,” said Col. John Shaw, 21st Space Wing commander