Tributes & Vigils Category: US Army
Name: Army Sgt. David B. Williams
From: Tarboro, N.C.;
Assigned to the 1132nd Military Police Company, North Carolina Army National Guard, Rocky Mount, N.C.;
Incident: Army Sgt. David B. Williams died March 22 in Baghdad of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. Also killed were Sgt. Thomas C. Ray II and Spc. David S. Stelmat.
2 N.C. National Guard soldiers killed in Iraq
The Associated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. — Two soldiers from North Carolina assigned to a military police company that’s part of the North Carolina Army National Guard were killed over the weekend when a roadside bomb struck their vehicle near Baghdad, Iraq, authorities said.
Killed Saturday were Thomas C. Ray, 40, of Weaverville and Sgt. David Williams, 26, of Tarboro, both with the N.C. Army National Guard and assigned to the 1132 Military Police Co., which is based in Rocky Mount.
Also killed was Spc. David S. Stelmat, 27, of Littleton, N.H. Stelmat was a member of the New Hampshire Army National Guard assigned to the 1132.
Ray joined the Navy in 1985 and served three years.