http://news.soc.mil/releases/News Archive/2009/February/090209-03.html FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Feb. 9, 2009) – Sergeant Victor J. Sencion, 30, died yesterday after being involved in a traffic accident at the intersection of Raeford Road and Revere Street in Fayetteville, N.C. Sencion, a native of North Miami, Fla., was born Feb. 1, 1979. He volunteered for military service and entered the Army in November 2003 as a cavalry scout. After basic and advanced individual training at Fort Knox, Ky., Sencion was assigned to Troop B, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Stewart, Ga., where he served for 35 months. He began the Special Forces Qualification Course in 2007, and he earned the coveted “Green Beret” in September 2008. He was then assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), here, as a Special Forces communications sergeant. Sencion’s military education includes the Special Forces Qualification Course, Basic Non Commissioned Officer’s Course, Warrior Leader’s Course, Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape Course, Basic Airborne Course, Air Assault Course and the Combat Lifesaver Course. His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, the Army Achievement Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with “2” numeral, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge and the Special Forces Tab. He is survived by his wife Lili Ortega of Fayetteville, and mother Mirtha Guzman of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. The accident is currently under investigation by the Fayetteville Police Department. Media should call them directly for information pertaining to the accident. For further information about Sgt. Sencion, media should contact the Special Forces Command Public Affairs Office during duty hours at 910-432-4587 or after duty hours at 910-689-6187.