The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were in a training mission in Jordan.
They died Nov. 4 in Jafr, Jordan, of wounds sustained when their convoy came under fire entering a Jordanian military base. The incident is under investigation. The soldiers were assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Lewellen, 27, of Lawrence, Kansas;
Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe, 30, of Tucson, Arizona; and
Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty, 27, of Kerrville, Texas.
For more information pertaining to the soldiers, media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-432-6005.
Note: This press release was updated on Nov. 7 to reflect that the soldiers were in a training mission in Jordan.