Thursday, February 14, 2008

Iraq blast kills Alamogordo soldier

Sgt. Caleb Martin of Grants injured in the blast that killed Sgt. Gary Willet

"ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - The Pentagon says another New Mexico soldier was killed in Iraq in the same incident that wounded a Grants GI.
Sergeant Gary Willet, 34, of Alamogordo died last Friday when a roadside bomb hit his armored vehicle in the city of Taji.
The same bomb wounded Sgt. Caleb Martin, 22, of Grants. In all four soldiers died and seven were wounded by the blast that destroyed the vehicle.
The Pentagon today identified the other three who were killed as Spc. Michael T. Manibog, 31, of Alameda, Calif., Sgt. Timothy P. Martin, 27, of Pixley, Calif., and Staff Sgt. Jerald A. Whisenhunt, 32, of Orrick, Mo.
The soldiers were members of the Army's 25th Infantry Division based in Hawaii.
KRQE Web Producer: Bill Diven"

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