Tucson Native Staff Sgt. Kevin McEnroe Killed In Jordan

Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe

Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe, 30, a native of Tucson, Arizona, has been identified as one of the three U.S. service members killed in Jordan on November 4 were Special Forces soldiers from 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) located at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Also killed were Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Lewellen, 27, and Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty, 27.

The Green Berets reportedly came under fire as they were entering a Jordanian military base. The incident is under investigation.

Staff Sgt. Kevin McEnroe had more than eight years of service in the Army. This was his third overseas tour. His awards include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 2), and Army Service Ribbon.

Lewellen, a native of Lawrence, Kansas, had more than six years of service in the Army. This was his second overseas tour. His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 2), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and NATO Medal.

Moriarty, a native of Kerrville, Texas, had more than five years of service to the Army. This was his second overseas tour. His awards include the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 2), and Army Service Ribbon.

For more information, contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command’s Public Affairs Office at 910-432-3383.

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