Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Sid W. Brookshire dies 'of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle'

Willard High School graduate has died while serving in Iraq. Family members tell KOLR/KSFX that Major Sid Brookshire died in Iraq earlier this week.

Brookshire was based out of Fort Stewart, Georgia and had only been in Iraq for about a month.

Family members tell us Brookshire graduated from Willard High School and attended Missouri State University before joining the Army.

He is survived by a wife and two daughters.