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US soldier found dead near German train station

1st Sgt. Nicholas S. Amsberry (U.S. Army photo)
February 07, 2018

A Fort Riley soldier died Feb. 4 while deployed to Germany, the Army said Tuesday.

1st Sgt. Nicholas Amsberry, 34, was found dead at the scene near the train station in Parsberg, Germany.

Amsberry, was serving in a nine-month deployment to Europe in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center near Hohenfels, Germany.

The cause of his death is currently under investigation.

“Our deepest sympathies go out to the family of 1st Sgt. Nicholas Amsberry,” Lt. Col. Peter Moon, Commander, 1st CAB, said. “We know the death of a family member is an immeasurable loss. It’s a loss shared by Soldiers across our formations. He was a highly-respected leader in our organization, and he will truly be missed. We will continue to be there for his family and his Soldiers throughout this difficult time.”

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Amsberry, originally from Mesa, Arizona, joined the Army in 2003 as an infantryman.

He was currently assigned as an infantryman with Bravo Company, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley.

Amsberry deployed to Europe in September 2017.