An Aggie helicopter pilot is dead after being shot down over Iraq.
Captain Matt Worrell, a member of the US Army 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment was killed while providing close air support for soldiers on the ground. Captain Worrell has been posthumously nominated for the Silver Star.
He was a member of the Class of '94 and while at Texas A&M, he was a member of Parsons Mounted Cavalry - Corps of Cadets Company L-1.
He leaves behind a wife and two sons.