Thursday, September 18, 2008


DoD Identifies Army Casualty
Pfc. Leonard J. Gulczynski I, 19, of Carol Stream, Ill., died Sept. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his vehicle was involved in an accident. He was assigned to the 610th Engineer Support Company, 14th Engineer Battalion...

09/18/08 Reuters:
Seven U.S. troops killed in Iraq helicopter crash
Seven U.S. soldiers were killed when a Chinook transport helicopter crashed in southern Iraq on Thursday, the U.S. military said. A military spokesman said it appeared mechanical failure was the cause of the crash of the CH-47 Chinook helicopter...

09/17/08 MNF:
Five U.S. Soldiers killed in CH-47 hard landing west of Basra
Five U.S. Soldiers were killed when a CH-47 Chinook experienced a hard landing at approximately 12:01 a.m. about 100 km west of Basra Thursday. The Chinook was a part of an aerial convoy flying from Kuwait to Balad.


May they rest in peace and may we seek peace diligently.
--the BB

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