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Sgt. Steven Henderson
Sgt. Steven Henderson is a Jonesboro native married to Heather Henderson of Paragould, and father of one daughter: Kiersten.
Steven is a member of the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry, 3rd Brigade of the 82nd Airborne Division. A mortar specialist, Steven is currently in Afghanistan as part of the War on Terror in Operation Enduring Freedom.
When not deployed, Steven is stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He is the son of Danny and Letitia Thomas, and grandson of James and Nell McKinney of Jonesboro. He has two sisters: Shaena and Danielle of Jonesboro. One brother, Russ Henderson, who is also in the Army.
According to his wife, Steven likes to play his guitar and relaxes by playing his Playstation games
"I want for you to know how proud I am of you. I can't wait until you return home and get to hold your little girl in your arms for the first time. She has already grown so fast. Take care of yourself and we love you and miss you."