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Immediate Release

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of three Army Reserve soldiers who were supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Staff Sgt. William Jerome Rivers, 46, of Carrollton, Ga.; Sgt. Kennedy Ladon Sanders, 24, of Waycross, Ga.; and Sgt. Breonna Alexsondria Moffett, 23, of Savannah, Ga., died Jan. 28, 2024, in Jordan, when a one-way unmanned aerial system (OWUAS) impacted their container housing units. The incident is under investigation.

Rivers, Sanders and Moffett were assigned to the 718th Engineer Company, 926th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, Fort Moore, Ga.

For more information regarding Staff Sgt. William J. Rivers, Sgt. Kennedy L. Sanders, and Sgt. Breonna A. Moffett, members of the media may contact Lt. Col. Addie Leonhardt, Chief of Public Information, U.S. Army Reserve Command Public Affairs Office, Fort Liberty, N.C., at Phone: 910-570-8337 Mobile: 910-622-3654 or by email at