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Coalition Identifies US Commando Killed in Iraq

The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq has identified the American commando killed by Islamic State gunfire during a rescue mission in northern Iraq.   A coalition spokesman identified him Friday as Master Sergeant Joshua Wheeler. He was the first U.S. service member killed in combat in the year-long campaign against IS extremists. Wheeler was fatally wounded during a joint rescue operation involving U.S. and Iraqi Kurdish fighters who raided an Islamic State compound in Hawijah, west of...

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