Tuesday, November 04, 2003
A List Of Some Of The Soldiers Killed Has Been Released
by NEWS 13 (From Associated Press)
A soldier who lived in Nebraska for part of his childhood was among those killed in a missile attack on a helicopter in Iraq.
Army Staff Sergeant Daniel Bader was among the 16 soldierskilled in Sunday's attack. He was assigned to the Third Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Carson, Colorado.
His wife, Tiffany Bader, says her husband was born in York, Nebraska, and lived there for part of his childhood.
She says he moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his family when he was in elementary school, and graduated from high school there.
Tiffany Bader says her husband had a sense of humor like comedian Jim Carey and was never upset.
Here's a list of the of the 16 U.S. soldiers
who have been identified so far, who were killed Sunday in an attack on a C-H-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.
The information comes from the Pentagon and families of the victims:
Staff Sgt. Daniel Bader, 28, of York, Neb. Assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tiger Squadron, Fort Carson, Colo.
Sgt. Ernest G. Bucklew, 33, of Enon Valley, Pa. Assigned to Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.
Spc. Darius T. Jennings, 22, of Cordova, S.C. Assigned to 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.
Spc. Brian Peniston, 28, Fort Wayne, Ind. Assigned to Third Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.
Sgt. Steven D. Conover, 21, of Wilmington, Ohio. His mother, Lorraine Earley, said he was a specialist in field artillery based at Fort Sill, Okla.
Pfc. Anthony D. D'Agostino, 20, of Waterbury, Conn. Assigned to the 16th Signal Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.
Pfc. Karina S. Lau, 20, of Livingston, Calif. Assigned to the 16th Signal Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.
Sgt. Keelan L. Moss, 23, of Houston. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla.
Sgt. Ross A. Pennanen, 36, of Shawnee, Okla. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla.
First Lt. Brian D. Slavenas, 30, of Genoa, Ill. Assigned to F Company, 106th Aviation Battalion, Army National Guard, Peoria, Ill.
Staff Sgt. Paul A. Velazquez, 29, of San Diego. Assigned to III Corps Artillery at Fort Sill, Okla.
Spc. Frances M. Vega, 20, of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico. Assigned to the 151st Adjutant General Postal Detachment 3, Fort Hood, Texas.
Staff Sgt. Joe N. Wilson, 30, of Crystal Springs, Miss.
Assigned to Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Corps Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla.
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