Soldier, Marine Killed in Iraq; DoD Identifies Previous Casualties
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2006 A Multinational Corps Iraq soldier assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, and a Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team 7 died Sept. 25 from enemy action while operating in Iraq’s Anbar province, U.S. military officials said.
The names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Also, the Defense Department released the names of four soldiers previously killed supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
- Army Spc. Windell J. Simmons, 20, of Hopkinsville, Ky., died of injuries suffered in Taji, Iraq, on Sept.23, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations. Simmons was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
- Army Staff Sgt. Carlos Dominguez, 57, of Savannah, Ga., died of injuries suffered in Taji on Sept.23, when a makeshift bomb detonated near his Humvee during combat operations. Dominguez was assigned to the 414th Civil Affairs Battalion, Utica, N.Y.
- Army Sgt. Velton Locklear III, 29, of Lacey, Wash., and Army Pfc. Kenneth E Kincaid IV, 25, of Lilburn, Ga., died in Riyadh, Iraq, on Sept. 23, of injuries suffered when a makeshift bomb detonated near their Humvee during combat operations. Both soldiers were from the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
(Compiled from Defense Department and Multinational Corps Iraq news releases.)