William D. Vile


PennsylvaniaThe remains of Staff Sgt. William D. Vile, 27, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were identified on May 5, 2009. Previously listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN), he died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using direct fire on May 1, 2009, near the village of Nishagam, in Konar Province, Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Vile was assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.