DOD Identifies Four Army Casualties, May 18, 2011

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–May 18, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They died May 16, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit using an improvised explosive device in Zabul province, Afghanistan.

Killed were:

Staff Sgt. David D. Self, 29, of Pearl, Miss.  He was assigned to the Fires Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany; also,

Spc. Bradley L. Melton, 29, Rolla, Mo.; 

Pvt. Lamarol J. Tucker, 26, of Gainesville, Fla.; and

Pvt. Cheizray Pressley, 21, of North Charleston, S.C.  They were assigned to the Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Anchorage, Alaska.