Army Combat Engineer Killed In Syria Arrives In Dover Tuesday Morning

Earlier this morning, Jan. 28, 2020, a U.S. Army carry team transferred the remains of Specialist Antonio I. Moore, of Wilmington, North Carolina,  at Dover Air Force Base.

Moore, a 22-year-old Army Reserve combat engineer, died on Friday, January 24, 2020, in Deir ez Zor Province, Syria, during a rollover accident while conducting route clearing operations as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the Pentagon said over the weekend.

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Moore was assigned to the 363rd Engineer Battalion, 411th Engineer Brigade, Knightdale, North Carolina. This was his first deployment.

The incident is under investigation.

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