Army Sgt. 1st Class David Cooper Jr, 36, died of a non combat related injury in Baghdad, Iraq on September 5, 2007. Sgt. 1st Class Cooper was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom on behalf of the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division in Fort Lewis, Washington. At the time of the Department of Defense press release, the incident was under investigation. The official cause of death is unknown.
Fort Lewis soldier dies in Iraq of noncombat injury
David A. Cooper dies ‘from a non-combat related injury’
Army Sgt. 1st Class David A. Cooper Jr.
Hero – Chief Warrant Officer 5 David F. Cooper
David Cooper, US Army, Arlington National Cemetery