United States Army
Line of Duty Death: March 1, 2009

On March 1st, 2009 U.S. Army Specialist Simone Asia Robinson was killed by a suicide bomber  while guarding a post.

Robinson was born and raised in Harvey, Illinois. She graduated from Thornton High School in 2005 and joined the Army National Guard in December of 2004. It wasn’t until August of 2008 that Robinson’s unit was deployed to Afghanistan. Robinson earned several awards during her time of service including but not limited to, the Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M-device, NATO Medal and Combat Action Badge. She was also posthumously promoted to the rank of sergeant and awarded the Bronze Star Medal

U.S. Army Specialist Simone Asia Robinson is survived by her mother, Regina Byther, and her daughter, Nyzia Wilson.