Soldier from Fort Bragg last to die in Iraq war
Posted December 16, 2011
Updated December 18, 2011
Fort Bragg, N.C. — An Army specialist from Fort Bragg will go down in the history books as the last American soldier to die in the war in Iraq.
Spc. David Hickman, a 23-year-old paratrooper on his first deployment to Iraq, was killed Nov. 14 by a roadside bomb in Baghdad, the Department of Defense announced Friday.
Hickman grew up in Greensboro and was a stand-out football player at Northeast Guilford.