The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
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.
Release No: NR-396-16
Nov. 6, 2016