Soldier From Ignacio Killed in Iraq

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Tulsa, Okla. (AP) A soldier from Ignacio, Colorado is among three soldiers killed in recent combat in Iraq.

The Department of Defense says that 28-year-old corporal Jason K. Lafleur and two other soldiers died when their vehicle hit an explosive device.

Officials didn't say when the explosion occurred.

Also killed were 21-year-old Private First Class Jaron D. Holliday of Oklahoma and 25-year-old Sergeant Dustin S. Wakeman of Fort Worth, Texas.

They were members of the Army's 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry
Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division based in Fort Richardson, Alaska.

KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 8969267 -
Gray Television, Inc.