Army SGT Anthony O Thompson, 26, of Orangeburg, SC, died September 18, 2003, in Tikrit, Iraq.
He was killed during an ambush by small-arms fire and rocket propelled grenade. Thompson was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, Ft. Hood, Texas.
Thompson was a 1995 graduate of Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School, where he played football and basketball.