Monday, June 02, 2008

Army Spc. Quincy J. Green

Remember Our Heroes

Army Spc. Quincy J. Green, 26, of El Paso, Texas

Spc Green was assigned to 601st Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.; died June 2, 2008 in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat-related incident.

North Florida soldier dies in Iraq
The Associated Press

ORANGE PARK, Fla. — A soldier who went to high school in North Florida has been killed in Iraq from what the Army says were non-combat-related injuries.

The Army says 26-year-old Spc. Quincy Green died Monday in Tikrit, Iraq. His father, Jimmie Green, said his son died from sniper fire and declined to comment on the Army report.

An Army spokeswoman says Quincy Green’s death is under investigation.

Green is a graduate of Orange Park High School in a Jacksonville suburb.

He was based at Fort Riley, Kan., which has lost 150 soldiers and airmen in Iraq.

He is also survived by his wife and children.

Army Spc. Quincy J. Green was killed in action on 6/2/08.

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