Tributes & Vigils Category: US Army
Name: Army Sgt. Alexander H. Fuller
From: Centerville, Mass.
Assigned to 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. died Jan 25 of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad. Also
Incident: Army Sgt. Alexander H. Fuller was killed was Army Pfc. Michael C. Balsley.
IED kills Fort Carson soldier in Baghdad
The Associated Press
BARNSTABLE, Mass. — An Army sergeant assigned to Fort Carson, Colo., was killed Jan. 25 when the Humvee he was riding in struck an improvised bomb in Baghdad, the Defense Department said Jan. 29.
Sgt. Alexander Fuller, 21, of Centerville, Mass., died two days after he called his wife, Anastacia Fuller, to tell her how beautiful she looked while she was pregnant. His daughter, whom he planned to call Alicia, is due in April.
“He was fearless,” Anastacia Fuller, 19, said. He recently turned down a desk job to remain in the field, she said.
“He said, ‘I appreciate it, but I’ve trained these men and I can’t leave them,’ ” she said.
The military said the…