Staff Sergeant Benjamin S. Hines

York, Pennsylvania


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Staff Sergeant Benjamin S. Hines, age 31, was killed in action on Monday, April 8th in Afghanistan, alongside two of his fellow Marines. He is survived by his mother and step father Wendy Hines and Giuseppe Tuzzato, and father Scott Hines. He also leaves behind a Fiance, Anna Steg; six siblings,...

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Dear Wendy and family,
So so sorry to hear of the loss of your son Ben. Our thoughts and prayers have been with you since that day. He will always be an amazing young man and hero to all of us. Please know that he is with our loving Lord now and watching over all of you. May God help and guide you through your sorrow. Love Pinuzza and Family

We are only one of many you do not know but will hear from. I write this with tears and a heavy heart and so wish we could ease your pain. We know what you are going thru as we have been there. We lost our son SSG Kenneth VanGiesen in Afghanistan on 07/18/2011. His convoy was hit twice by IED's. Reading about your son there were so many things they had in common. We thank him for his service and his sacrifice. We thank you for raising such a fine young man - a true American Hero who...

Sorry for your great loss, may God's loving kindness comfort and help you through this difficult time.
Ps. 51:17-JW

My family and I are heartbroken by your loss. Our son Diego Romero served alongside Benjamin in Afghanistan. Words can not explain our emotions and pain. Our families are forever linked and we pray for strength and peace.

To benjamin & family thank u so much for your service to keep this wonderful country free. May god give you peace & strength at this time. You will never be forgotten!!! Thank you again for your service rest in peace as you are now an angel of heaven

To the Hines family, you have my sincere condolences. When someone falls asleep in death (Ecclesiastes 9: 5,10) the memories we have of them become our most precious treasure. May those memories comfort you as well as Gods promise at John 6:40.

Our Deepest Condolences. Thank you for your Service!
American Red Cross PA Region, Service to the Armed Forces Dept.

Our deepest gratitude goes to Staff Sergeant Hines for his sacrifice to our country. As we extend our sympathy to his family and friends, be comforted in knowing he has joined the ranks of others through our nation's history who were willing to give their all so that others may know freedom.
Semper Fi,
Southwest Missouri Unit #386, Marine Corps League Auxiliary, Springfield, Missouri

My sister and I worked with Sgt Hines at Texas Roadhouse. He was a great coworker and friend. He will truly be missed by all who knew him. Rest In Peace my friend. Gone but noever forgotten, we've got the line from here.