Soldier from Framingham dies in Iraq
A 36-year-old soldier from Framingham died Wednesday of injuries he sustained in Iraq, according to a Department of Defense press release.
Sgt. Scott J. Metcalf, of Framingham, died Oct. 29, in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident, the DoD reported. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. He joined the Army in July 1990 and arrived at Fort Campbell in January 2001.
The incident is under investigation, according to military officials.
According to information on the U.S. Army Web site at Fort Campbell, Ky., Metcalf is survived by his wife Betty and daughter Korrine, of Clarksville, Tenn., and his mother, Paulette, of Northbridge.
A memorial service for Metcalf will be held in Iraq. Fort Campbell holds a monthly Eagle Remembrance Ceremony the second Wednesday of each month, according to base's Web site.
The MetroWest Daily News