Sgt Steven Daniel Conover
Birth: April 25, 1982 – Wilmington, Ohio
Died: November 2, 2003 – Al Fallujah, Iraq
Sgt Conover was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, as a specialist in field artillery operating a howitzer. He was on board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter that went down after being struck by a ground-to-air missile fired by insurgents. He graduated from Wilmington High School in 2000 where he was a wrestler and attended Laurel Oaks Career Development Campus where he studied aviation. He was a cadet officer in Laurel Oaks’ Air Force Junior ROTC program. Steven had been in the Army for three years and in Iraq for eight months when he was killed.
Burial: Miami Cemetery, Waynesville, Ohio