Davis returning to U.S. from IraqArmy Sgt. Aric R. Davis is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to the Iraqi Theater of Operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Army Sgt. Aric R. Davis is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to the Iraqi Theater of Operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Operation Iraqi Freedom is the official name given to military operations involving members of the U.S. armed forces and coalition forces participating in efforts to free and secure Iraq. Mission objectives focus on force protection, peacekeeping, stabilization, security and counter-insurgency operations as the Iraqi transitional governing bodies assume full sovereign powers to govern the peoples of Iraq.
Members from all branches of the U.S. military and multinational forces are also assisting in rebuilding Iraq’s economic and governmental infrastructure, and training and preparing Iraqi military and security forces to assume full authority and responsibility in defending and preserving Iraq’s sovereignty and independence as a democracy.
The sergeant, a machinist with five years of military service, is assigned to the 404th Aviation Support Battalion, Combat Aviation, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.
He is the son of James and Crysta White of Warsaw, Ind.
His wife, Racheal, is the daughter of Joni Lund of Carrington, N.D.
Davis is a 1999 graduate of Warsaw Community High School, Ind.