The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Randy J. Matheny, 20, of McCook, Neb., died Feb. 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the 1074th Transportation Company, Sidney, Neb.
For further information on this soldier, contact the Nebraska Army National Guard public affairs office at (402) 309-7302.