color: SOME SOLDIER'S MOM: Damnit. Velvet Hammer

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Damnit. Velvet Hammer

UPDATED:
The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died June 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their unit was attacked by insurgents using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

Killed were:

Staff Sgt. Michael D. Moody Jr., 31, of Richmond, Va.

Sgt. Chris Davis, 35, of Lubbock, Texas.

Pvt. Shane M. Stinson, 23, of Fullerton, Calif.

Rest in Peace, you good and faithful servants.
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Noah's battalion/regiment has been in a comm blackout most of this past week (as they are now)... they have suffered some losses. Details when I'm certain the families have been notified. Please keep our soldiers and their families in your thoughts and prayers.
Other units of the BCT have suffered losses:
On the 24th of June I was notified by LTC Q (3rd Brigade Rear-Detachment Commander) that our Battalion has suffered the loss of a Soldier from D/1-15 Infantry. The Soldier lost his life while conducting combat operations in Iraq. The next of kin of our fallen Soldier have been notified. I ask you for your prayers for this Sledgehammer Soldier and his Family.
Respectfully, CPT M 1-15 Rear Detachment Commander


Three from the 1-15:
Sgt. Glenn D. Hicks Jr., 24, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

Pfc. Jay-D H. Ornsby-Adkins, 21, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

Pvt. Cole E. Spencer, 21, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

Our 3ID family is mourning... and praying.

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3 Comments:

At 6/25/2007 4:16 AM , Blogger Stacy said...

My thoughts and prayers go out to these families during this very difficult time.

 
At 6/25/2007 1:32 PM , Anonymous Susan said...

My heart goes out to the families of these brave men. May God bless them all.

 
At 6/25/2007 8:23 PM , Blogger Andrea Shea King said...

Carla,

Praying with you. They are our young warrior heroes. And my heart goes out to their families.

Hope you and yours are doing well.

Andrea
Radio Patriot

 

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