Army Ranger killed in Iraq


running up that hill
Jan 3, 2007
in Wonderland, with my Alice
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, June 11, 2008)—An Army Ranger assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash., died as a result of gunshot wounds received during combat operations June 9, 2008.

Spc. Thomas F. Duncan III, 21, of Rowlett, Texas died in Iraq. In accordance with Army regulations, the events surrounding his death are currently under investigation. However, initial indications are that Duncan’s wounds may have resulted from friendly fire.

Duncan volunteered for military service and entered the Army in February 2006. After completing One Station Unit Training, Basic Airborne Course and the 75th Ranger Regiment’s Ranger Indoctrination Program training at Fort Benning, Ga., he was assigned to 2nd Bn., in September 2006. He served as an assistant machine gunner, M240B machine gunner and as a grenadier.

For further information, media should contact the 75th Ranger Regiment Public Affairs Office at 706-545-4260.

For Duncan's bio, click here... Archive/2008/June/080611-01.html
RIP Spc. Duncan. My thoughts and prayers out to those with whom he served, and to his family and friends back at home.