The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
Master Sgt. Joshua L. Wheeler, 39, of Roland, Oklahoma, died Oct. 22, in Kirkuk Province, Iraq, from wounds received by enemy small-arms fire during an operation.
He was assigned Headquarters U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Release No: NR-404-15
October 23, 2015