Soldier from Fort Bragg last to die in Iraq war

Posted December 16, 2011
Updated December 18, 2011

— 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.


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  • timtooltime777 Dec 20, 2011

    God Bless his sole ! Corporate America should give his family millions for protecting their intrests ! Why do you think we were there in the first place ? God bless you Sir ! May G
    od give peace to you and your family ! Peace !

  • sunshine1040 Dec 16, 2011

    I only hope he is the last to die In Iraq but the final chapter is not yet written.