A memorial ceremony will be held for Staff Sgt. David Kuehl, Staff Sgt. Kristopher Higdon, Pfc. Robert Worthington, and Cpl. Mathew LaForest June 5 at 3:30 p.m. in Soldiers Field House.
According to the Dept. of Defense, Kuehl died May 22 when an improvised explosive device exploded near his unit. Higdon and Worthington also died May 22, of wounds suffered in a separate IED attack. LaForest died May 25 of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire.
Higdon and Worthington were assigned to Company B, and Kuehl and LaForest to Company C, of 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division.