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Master Sgt. Anthony Davis, Killed Nov. 25, 2008, Transition Team member

By Unknown | Media Relations Office, Public Affairs | April 26, 2009

Master Sgt. Anthony Davis, 43, died Nov. 25 in Baaj, Iraq, after he was shot by an Iraqi Security Force soldier while conducting a dismounted humanitarian food drop.

Davis was a military intelligence noncommissioned officer serving on a Military Transition Team assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. His home of record is Deerfield, Fla. He entered the Army in March 1983. He began serving with the 1st Infantry Division in January 2008.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

Transition team training is a 60-day training cycle at Fort Riley to prepare small teams of American Soldiers, Airmen and Sailors to advise, teach, mentor and coach their Iraqi or Afghan counterparts.

To date, 158 Fort Riley servicemembers have died while serving in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.