Mississippi Soldier Killed after Attack in Iraq - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

08/22/08

Mississippi Soldier Killed after Attack in Iraq

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) - The Department of Defense says a soldier from Greenwood has been killed in Iraq.

The military says 40-year-old Sgt. 1st Class George Stanciel died Aug. 19 of wounds suffered when the base he was at came under mortar attack.

Stanciel was assigned to the 370th Engineer Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, Bamberg, Germany.

Another soldier from Mississippi who recently was killed oversees will be buried Saturday in Oxford. That soldier, Army 1st Lieutenant Donald C. Carwile, died Aug. 15 in Afghanistan.

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