SFC Neal Boyd, of
Louisiana, previously stationed at
AK, was sent to
Iraq on September 22, 2008. On November 8,2008, two other soldiers and SFC Boyd were on a house securing mission. SFC Boyd instructed the others, upon entering the house, not to touch anything. One soldier opened the refrigerator and an Improvised Explosive Device detonated. All three of the soldiers were severely injured. SFC Boyd’s right leg was amputated instantaneously. They were...Read more...