3 With Wyoming Ties Die In Iraq
Cheyenne, Wy – Wyoming has lost three service members in
Two Army soldiers from Wyoming and an airman stationed at F-E
Warren Air Force Base at Cheyenne died in Iraq over the weekend.
Twenty-year-old Private Scott A- Miller, was from Casper, and
32-year-old Staff Sergeant Brian M- Long, was from Burns. Both were
part of Stryker units out of Fort Lewis, Washington.
The Defense Department says Miller died Saturday in Baqubah,
Iraq, of wounds from enemy small arms fire. Long died in Baghdad
yesterday (Sunday) of wounds from an explosive ordnance.
Meanwhile, 20-year-old Airman First Class Eric M- Barnes was
killed yesterday in an explosives attack on an Air Force convoy 100
miles south of Baghdad.
Barnes was from Lorain, Ohio. He had been stationed at F-E
Warren since 2005.
A memorial service for Barnes is planned Thursday at F-E Warren.