News-War- Local losses
- Two local soldiers dead in Iraq
- BY MATTHEW LAKIN BRISTOL HERALD COURIER
- A roadside bomb killed Staff Sgt. James Earl Estep, 26, of Damascus early Tuesday as he and other soldiers of the Army’s 101st Airborne Division drove through the streets of Taji, a suburb of Baghdad, Army officials said.
Halfway across the country the next day, gunfire killed 2nd Lt. Donald Ryan McGlothlin, 26, of Lebanon as he and other Marines fought in Ubaydi near the Syrian border, according to the Department of Defense.
I am praying for these proud mens families.