War on Terrorism

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Jan. 16 of wounds suffered in Balad, Iraq, when they were attacked by grenade and small arms fire during combat operations. They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Killed were:

Pfc. Danny L. Kimme, 27, of Fisher, Ill., who died in Balad, Iraq.

Pfc. David H. Sharrett II, 27, of Oakton, Va., who died in Pallouata, Iraq.

Spc. John P. Sigsbee, 21, of Waterville, N.Y., who died in Balad, Iraq.

For more information media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-9966.

1 comment:

Happy Thyme Farm said...

Danny Kimme

Danny's father & I are close friends served in SOF (USAF-CCT) together.

The true sadness to me is not only the grief to his parents and his wife but to his yet to be born child. What do we say when she asks "why"?