Pearl soldier killed in Afghanistan - - Jackson, MS

Pearl soldier killed in Afghanistan

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Staff Sgt. David D. Self, of Pearl, was one of four soldiers killed Monday in Afghanistan. the four were killed when insurgents attacked their unit in Zabul province using an improvised explosive device.

Self, who was 29 years old, was assigned to the Fires Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

Also killed were Spc. Bradley L. Melton, 29, Rolla, Missouri; Pvt. Lamarol J. Tucker, 26, of Gainesville, Florida; and Pvt. Cheizray Pressley, 21, of North Charleston, South Carolina.

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