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David J. Davis

David J. Davis

Died: September 17, 2006

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team

Branch: U.S. Army

Sergeant David J. Davis lost his life on September 17, 2006, when an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated near the Stryker armored vehicle in which he was patrolling in Sadr City, Iraq. Two other Soldiers in the vehicle were also wounded. Davis was 32 years old and served with the 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Davis joined the Army in April, 2003, and trained as a medic. He had been supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom since August 2005. Davis was buried in Poplar Springs Cemetery in Mount Airy, Maryland, on September 28, 2006.

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