Lubbock Soldier Dies In IRAQ

A Lubbock family is mourning the death of their beloved soldier son/father in Iraq. Ric Salas, Jr., 21, was killed when his convoy ran over a land mine.


Salas` father had just talked to his son on the phone on Sunday.

Salas was born and raised in Lubbock and attended Lubbock High School. He had been in Iraq for two months.

His family says they`re proud of Ric, Jr.`s bravery.

Salas leaves behind his wife of three years and their two young children.

Von: 08.03.2006,

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