Three Fort Hood soldiers have died in a
bombing in Iraq, including one from North Carolina.
The Defense Department today announced the soldiers were killed
Monday in Baqubah.
The victims included 22-year-old Specialist Ryan D. Russell of Elm
City and 22-year-old Specialist Blake Harris of
Both were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 12th Cavalry Regiment,
3rd Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division.
Twenty-one-year-old Private Barry W. Mayo of Ecru, Mississippi,
was with the 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade of
the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood.