Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Sun and clouds both Saturday and Sunday with daytime high temps in the mid and upper 50s. Merry Christmas!
(April 20, 2006)—Fort Hood Capt. Ian P. Weikel, 31, of Colorado died Tuesday in Balad, Iraq of injuries received when homemade bomb exploded near his military vehicle during combat operations, officials said Thursday.
Weikel was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division’s 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team.
He joined the Army in 1997 and deployed to Iraq in December, Fort Hood said, and had been awarded a Bronze Star.