Wade Oglesby was known for putting others before him. According to published reports U.S Army Corporal Wade Oglesby from Grand Junction was killed on Wednesday when the Humvee he was driving rolled over an explosive device that was buried.
Twenty seven year old Oglesby was attached to the Second Infantry Division's Fourth "Stryer" Brigade.
Oglesby is the second soldier killed in Iraq from Grand Junction and the forty fifth from Colorado. Services are pending at Veteran's Memorial Cemetery.