- NATO Kosovo Force
- Operation Enduring Freedom
- Operation Freedom’s Sentinel
- Operation Inherent Resolve
- Operation Iraqi Freedom
- Operation New Dawn
- Operation Octave Shield
- Operation Odyssey Lightning
- Operation Spartan Shield
- U.S. Africa Command Operations
- U.S. Central Command operations
- The People Behind The Sacrifice
Army Spc. William S. Hayes III
Died February 5, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom
23, of St. Tammany, La.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died Feb. 5 of a non-combat-related injury in Baghdad.
* * * * *
Louisiana soldier killed in Iraq
A 23-year-old soldier from Louisiana was killed in Iraq from a “non-combat” related injury, the Department of Defense announced Monday.
Spc. William S. Hayes III, of St. Tammany, died Sunday in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, officials said. Details of how he was injured were not provided.
Hayes was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Hood, Texas. His death is under investigation, the DoD said.
— Associated Press