FOGELSVILLE, Pa. - An Army officer from Lehigh County was killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Tuesday.
Capt. Mark T. Resh, 28, of Fogelsville, was one of two soldiers killed when the chopper crashed in Najaf, Iraq, on Sunday. Also killed was Chief Warrant Office Cornell C. Chao, 36, of California. Resh and Chao were serving as pilots with the Fourth Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, First Air Cavalry Brigade, First Cavalry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas.