Veteran soldier from south Georgia dies in Iraq

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - A decorated U.S. Army soldier from south
Georgia has died in Iraq.

The Department of Defense said Command Sgt. Major Benjamin Moore Jr. of Waycross died Friday of injuries that were not
combat-related.

He was 43.

Moore was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd
Combat Brigade Team, 25th Infantry Division based at Scofield
Barracks, Hawaii.

Moore earned 55 medals and had served in the Army since June
1983.

Funeral arrangements are pending.


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