Tributes & Vigils Category: US Army
Name: Army Spc. Adam G. Herold
From: Omaha, Neb.
Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska
Incident: Army Spc. Adam G. Herold died June 10 in Lutifiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device. Also killed were Cpl. Llythaniele Fender and Cpl. Meresebang Ngiraked.
Omaha native killed in Iraq
The Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. — A 21-year-old Omaha native was killed in Iraq on June 10, his uncle said on June 11.
Adam Herold was killed Sunday, Bob Herold said. The military notified family members of Adam’s death, but they had no details of how he died, Bob Herold said.
Adam Herold served in the Nebraska Army National Guard, Bob Herold said.
Three American soldiers were killed June 11 when a suicide bomber detonated a bomb that destroyed a bridge outside Baghdad. There was no immediate confirmation that Adam Herold was among those three soldiers.
As of Monday, 48 U.S. service members with Nebraska connections have died in Afghanistan or Iraq since the beginning of military…