Hunter, 25, was a staff sergeant and journalist with the 2nd
Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. He was killed by an improvised
explosive device while covering his unit's foot patrols in
Hunter would escort visiting journalists at times, but
Kimberly Warren, editor of The Fort
Campbell Courier, who worked with Hunter for about three years, said he
frequently filed stories and photographs for her paper. The Courier serves troops stationed at
In a column in The Courier, Warren wrote: "As Hunter's editor, I knew what he enjoyed to do and what he was good at doing. I was able to read every word that Hunter wrote and look at every fantastic photo that he took over the past three years we worked together. I can tell you he truly loved to do stories during his deployments. He loved to be out on the front lines with the soldiers."