Four Hawaii-Based Soldiers Killed in Iraq - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Four Hawaii-Based Soldiers Killed in Iraq

Spc. Michael Manibog | Sgt. Timothy Martin Spc. Michael Manibog | Sgt. Timothy Martin
Staff Sgt. Jerald Whisenhunt | Sgt. Gary Willett Staff Sgt. Jerald Whisenhunt | Sgt. Gary Willett

(KHNL) -- Four Hawaii-based soliders supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom have been killed in Iraq.

The Department of Defense says they died February 8 in Taji when the vehicle they were in, encountered an improvised explosive device.

Those killed were 31-year-old Spc. Michael Manibog of Alameda, California; 27-year-old Sgt. Timothy Martin of Pixley, California; 32-year-old Staff Sgt. Jerald Whisenhunt of Orrick, Missouri and 34-year-old Sgt. Gary Willett of Alamogordo, New Mexico.

The soldiers were assigned to 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks.

 

 

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