A deadly weekend accident in Iraq killed three Fort Stewart soldiers. Twenty-one-year-old Spec. Dakotah Gooding of Des Moines, Iowa; 22-year-old Sgt. Rene Knox, Jr., of New Orleans; and 26-year-old Sgt. Chad Lake of Ocala, Florida died when their Humvee flipped over in a canal in Balad.
More than 1,460 members of the US military have died in Iraq since the war began in March of 2003.