In a press release, the DoD identified the three Special Forces Soldiers killed in Jordan. Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Lewellen, 27, Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe, 30, and Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty, 27 were assigned to 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) located at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

The three SF soldiers along with a Jordanian officer were shot as they tried to enter the entrance of Prince Faisal Air Base in Jordan. Circumstances surrounding their deaths is still being investigated. More to follow.

Below is from the US Army press release:

Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Lewellen. Image courtesy of US Army
Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Lewellen. Image courtesy of US Army

 

Lewellen, a native of Lawrence, Kansas, had more than six years of service in the Army. This was his second overseas tour. His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 2), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and NATO Medal.

Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe. Image courtesy of US Army
Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe. Image courtesy of US Army

McEnroe, a native of Tucson, Arizona, had more than eight years of service in the Army. This was his third overseas tour. His awards include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 2), and Army Service Ribbon.

Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty. Image courtesy of US Army
Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty. Image courtesy of US Army

Moriarty, a native of Kerrville, Texas, had more than five years of service to the Army. This was his second overseas tour. His awards include the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 2), and Army Service Ribbon.- US Army

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