Hero Stories for OIF

Timothy A. David

Sgt. Timothy A. David, 28, of Gladwin, Michigan, died June 28, 2009, in Sadr City, Iraq, of wounds suffered earlier in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Sgt. David was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. </d

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Joshua L. Hazlewood

Spc. Joshua L. Hazlewood, 22, of Manvel, Texas, died June 25, 2009, in Arifjan, Kuwait, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. Spc. Hazlewood was assigned to the 614th Automated Cargo Documentation Detachment. </d

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Tags: Army , DOD Releases , OIF , Texas

Casey L. Hills

Spc. Casey L. Hills, 23, of Salem, Illinois, died June 24, 2009, in Iraq of injuries sustained in a vehicle roll-over. Spc. Hills was assigned to the 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, Pago Pago, American Samoa. </d

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Chancellor A. Keesling

Spc. Chancellor A. Keesling, 25, of Indianapolis, Indiana, died June 19, 2009, in Baghdad, Iraq of a non-combat related incident. Spc. Keesling was assigned to the 961st Engineer Company, Sharonville, Ohio. </d

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Joshua W. Soto

Sgt. Joshua W. Soto, 25, of San Angelo, Texas, died June 16, 2009, in Iraq of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Sgt. Soto was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss Texas. </d

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Tags: Army , DOD Releases , OIF , Texas

Kafele H. Sims

Capt. Kafele H. Sims, 32, of Los Angeles, California, died June 16, 2009, in Mosul, Iraq, of a non-combat related incident. Capt. Sims was assigned to the 18th Engineer Brigade, Schwetzingen, Germany. </d

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Edmond L. Lo

Staff Sgt. Edmond L. Lo, 23, of Salem, New Hampshire, died June 13, 2009, in Samarra City, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device that his explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team was acting to neutralize detonated. Staff Sgt. Lo was assigned to the 797th Ordnance Company, 79th Ordnance Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas. </d

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Robert D. Ulmer

Lance Cpl. Robert D. Ulmer, 22, of Landisville, Pennsylvania, died June 5, 2009, as a result of a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq. Lance Cpl. Ulmer was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune North Carolina. </d

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Charles D. Parrish

Spc. Charles D. Parrish, 23, of Jasper, Alabama, died June 4, 2009, in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered earlier that day in Jalula, Iraq, when his vehicle was struck by an anti-tank grenade. Spc. Parrish was assigned to the 5th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. </d

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Christopher M. Kurth

Sgt. Christopher M. Kurth, 23, of Alamogordo, New Mexico, died June 4, 2009, in Kirkuk, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an anti-tank grenade. Sgt. Kurth was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. </d

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