The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Staff Sgt. Morgan D. Kennon, 23, of Memphis, Tenn., was killed on Nov. 7, 2003, in Mosul, Iraq. Kennon was guarding a bank in downtown Mosul when his position came under rocket-propelled grenade attack. Kennon was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky.
This incident is under investigation.