DoD Identifies Army Casualties
Release No: NR-396-16
Nov. 6, 2016
The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
They died Nov. 4 in Jafr, Jordan, of wounds sustained when their convoy came under fire entering a Jordanian military base. The incident is under investigation. The soldiers were assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Lewellen, 27, of Lawrence, Kan.; Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe, 30, of Tucson, Ariz.; and Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty, 27, of Kerrville, Texas.
For more information pertaining to the soldiers, media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-432-6005.