It is with great sorrow that I read this Department of Defense news release about another local fallen hero.
My heart & prayers are with this dear family.
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Jonathan K. Smith, 19, of Atlanta, died Mar. 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related incident, which is under investigation. Smith was assigned to the 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.