The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Chad L. Keith, 21, Batesville, Ind., was killed on July 7 in Baghdad, Iraq. Keith was on mounted patrol when his vehicle drove past an object that exploded on the side of the road. Keith was assigned to the 2-325th Infantry, Company D, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Sgt. David B. Parson, 30, Kannapolis, N.C., was killed on July 6 in Baghdad, Iraq. Parson was conducting a raid on a house when he was shot and killed. Parson was assigned to the 1-37th Armored Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Friedburg, Germany.
Spc. Jeffrey M. Wershow, 22, Gainesville, Fla., was killed on July 6 in Baghdad, Iraq. Wershow was conducting military operations when he was shot and killed. Wershow was assigned to the 2-124th Infantry, 1st Armored Division, Orlando, Fla.