Region 8 Soldier Dies in Iraq

Balad, Iraq - The Department of Defense is reporting that Sgt. John R. Massey, 29, of Judsonia, AR died July 15 in Balad, Iraq.  He died from wounds he suffered when an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated near his vehicle on July 14.  He was assigned to C Battery, 142nd Fires Brigade, Arkansas Army National Guard of Ozark, AR.

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