Master Sgt. Michael T. Hiester, 33, of Bluffton, Ind.; was assigned to the 76th Infantry Brigade (Separate), Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Ind.; He killed March 26 when a mine detonated near his military vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan. Also killed were Capt. Michael T. Fiscus, Spc. Brett M. Hershey and Pfc. Norman K. Snyder. He is survived by his wife, Dawn; parents, children, Adam Michael Hiester and Emily Dawn Hiester, sisters, Megan E. (David) Kilander of Warren and Michele S. (Terry) Marcum.