Fort Riley, Kansas



1st Sgt. Timmy J. Millsap, Killed Apr. 25, 2005

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

1st Sgt. Timmy J. Millsap, 39, of Wichita, Kan., died April 25 in Taji, Iraq, as a result of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device that detonated near his vehicle.

Millsap was a combat engineer with Company A, 70th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division.

He enlisted into the Army in December 1984.

Millsap had been stationed at Fort Riley since January 1999.

This was his second rotation to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He had deployed with 3rd Brigade in March 2003 and returned in March 2004.

The incident is under investigation.

Approximately 4,300 Fort Riley Soldiers are currently deployed to support Operation Iraqi Freedom. This incident brings the number of Fort Riley Soldiers who have died while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom to 49.