VILSECK, Germany — The memorial service Wednesday in Vilseck for the command sergeant major of the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, will include tributes to three more of the battalion’s soldiers who were killed in Fallujah last week.

The service originally was planned for Command Sgt. Maj. Steven Faulkenburg, 45, of Huntingburg, Ind. Faulkenburg was killed Nov. 9 during fighting in Fallujah.

The unit had sent a team of grief counselors last week to help soldiers and families deal with the loss of Faulkenburg, who was active in the Vilseck community, according to Maj. Brian Maddox, executive officer for the 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division Rear Detachment.

Since then, three more 2-2 Infantry soldiers have died in Fallujah, according to Spc. Rebecca Sharpton, a 1st Infantry Division spokeswoman.

First Lt. Edward Iwan, 28, of Albion, Neb., was killed Friday when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his Bradley fighting vehicle.

Sgt. James Matteson, 23, of Celoron, N.Y., also died Friday when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his Bradley.

Sharpton did not know if the two soldiers were in the same Bradley.

The name of the third Vilseck-based soldier killed in Iraq has not been released, pending next-of-kin notification.

Additional details surrounding the deaths of the other three soldiers were not available.

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