Military deaths

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: Jeffrey A. Reed, 23, of Chesterfield, Va.; sergeant, Army. Reed died Monday in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by a grenade in Taji, Iraq. He was assigned to the 411th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade at Ft. Hood, Texas. Simone A. Robinson, 21, of Dixmoor, Ill.; sergeant, Army National Guard. Robinson died March 1 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, of wounds sustained Jan. 17 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her security post in Kabul, Afghanistan. She was...