May 21, 2009 8:05 PM by Bea Karnes
An Air Force Academy graduate was killed in action near Kabul, Afghanistan. First Lt. Roslyn Schulte died May 20. She was assigned to Combined Security Transition Command.
Lt. Schulte is the first female graduate of the Academy ever to die from enemy fire.
"The Air Force Academy is deeply saddened by this tragic loss. Our most heartfelt sympathies and condolences go out to the Schulte family. Our thoughts are with them during this very difficult time," said Lt. Gen. John Regni, Air Force Academy Superintendent.
Lt. Schulte was a 2006 graduate of the Academy.