Soldier Killed In Iraq Arrives In Dover Overnight

Photo: U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Quail
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A U.S. Army carry team transferred Spc. Ryan D. Riley, of Richmond, Ky., early this morning, April 23, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.

Spc. Ryan Dennis Orin Riley, 22, from Richmond, Kentucky, died April 20, 2019, in Ninawa Province, Iraq, from a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

Riley was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


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