CPT Timothy Moshier, 25 died when an Apache
helicopter he was in went down during combat operations, on April
Early reports state that his helicopter
was taken down by enemy fire. It crashed ten miles southwest
of Baghdad, claiming the life of Moshier and his co-pilot.
CPT Moshier is survived by his parents,
his wife Katie, and his 10 month old daughter, Natalie, a sister
(Lauren) and her husband (Devin).
BETHLEHEM, N.Y. (AP) _ A 25-year-old soldier was killed in Iraq
Saturday when the helicopter he was piloting crashed, according
to a published report.
Capt. Timothy Moshier of Bethlehem was
one of two soldiers killed when his Apache helicopter crashed
in southwest Baghdad around 9:30 a.m., a friend of Moshier's
family told Albany Times Union.
According to the Pentagon, the cause of
the crash was still unclear. The newspaper cited a statement
from the military that said the cause could have been "possible
Moshier, who graduated from Bethlehem High
in 1998 before entering West Point, was living in Texas. He leaves
behind a wife, Katherine, and a 10-month-old daughter, Natalie.
Bethlehem is 15 miles southwest of Albany.