Fallen soldier inducted into Columbus East Hall of Fame

Posted: 11:17 PM, Feb 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-12 12:37:55-05

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- A fallen Columbus soldier was honored Saturday during an induction ceremony for the Columbus East High School Hall of Fame. 

U.S. Army Sgt. Jonathon Michael Hunter, 23, was one of two American service members killed during an Aug. 2, 2017 suicide bombing attack on a NATO convoy in Afghanistan. 

PHOTOS | Fallen Columbus soldier Jonathon Hunter

Sgt. Hunter was a 2011 graduate of Columbus East High School. 

Hunter's wife, Whitney, and his father, Mark, attended the ceremony. 

"Makes me a proud dad," said Mark. "He knew what he was doing. I think he'd do it again."

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