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Pfc. Steven J. Walberg, Killed Apr. 15, 2007

By Unknown | Media Relations Office, Public Affairs | April 25, 2009

Pfc. Steven J. Walberg, 18, died April 15 when he was hit by enemy small arms fire in Baghdad, Iraq.

In a separate attack, Pfc. Aaron M. Genevie, 22, died April 16 when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq.

Walberg was an infantryman assigned to 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Walberg's home of record is Paradise, Calif. He entered the Army in June 2006 and began serving with the 1st Inf. Div. in November 2006. This was Walberg's first deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

Genevie was a scout assigned to Troop B, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Genevie's home of record is Chambersburg, Pa. He entered the Army in July 2005 and began serving with the 1st Inf. Div. in November 2005. This was Genevie's first deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

To date, 93 Soldiers from Fort Riley have died while serving in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

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