MAJOR GREGORY STONE
KILLED IN ACTION
Air Force Major Gregory Stone, assigned to 124th Air Support Operations Squadron, Idaho Air National Guard, Boise; died March 25 of injuries suffered in a grenade attack on March 22, 2003. Maj Stone and another officer sustained fatal injuries from the attack, which occurred near the Iraq/Kuwait border prior to the invasion of Iraq. The individual that threw the grenade was a disgruntled US Army soldier who believed his actions would affect the outcome of the war. The individual in question was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole at Fort Leavenworth Military Prison.
Maj Stone was attached to the 101st Airborne when the attack happened.