Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Explosives; Improvised device
Offender: Not available
Special Agents David Wieger, Thomas Crowell, and Nathan Schuldheiss were killed when their vehicle was struck by an explosive device while on assignment near Balad Air Base in Iraq.
All three special agents were conducting federal law enforcement operations in the vicinity of the base when they were killed.
Special Agent Wieger had served in law enforcement for eight years. He is survived by his parents, and was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Air Force Commendation Medal (2nd Oak Leak Cluster) and the Air Force Combat Action Medal.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Special Agent Thomas A. Crowell
Special Agent Nathan J. Schuldheiss