SSG Ayman Abdel Rahman Taha

SSG Ayman Abdel Rahman Taha

Birth
Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
Death 30 Dec 2005 (aged 31)
Salah ad Din, Iraq
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec 60 Site 8305
Memorial ID 14122132 View Source
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Army Staff Sgt. Ayman A. Taha, 31, of Vienna, Va.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky.; died Dec. 30 when he was preparing a munitions cache for demolition and the cache exploded in Balad, Iraq. Staff Sgt Taha attended elementary school in McLean and secondary school abroad. While his father worked for the World Bank he graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, earned a master's degree in economics, and was working towards his doctoral degree from the University of Massachusetts. Survived by is wife, Geraldine, his mother Amal, his sisters Rabah and Lubna, and his daughter, Sommer.