IDAHO FALLS -- Men from Idaho and California were identified Friday as soldiers assigned to the Fort Campbell-based 101st Airborne Division killed this week in separate attacks in northern Iraq.
Pfc. Jerrick M. Petty, 25, Idaho Falls was killed by hostile fire Wednesday while guarding a gas station in Mosul, Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Petty was assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, 1st Brigade.
Staff Sgt. Richard A. Burdick, 24, of National City, Calif., died from wounds sustained Wednesday when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Mosul, according to the Department of Defense.
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Burdick was assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 1st Brigade.
In all, 57 soldiers from the 101st have died fighting in Iraq.