Army PFC Joey T. Sams II, 22, of Spartanburg, SC, died on March 21, 2007.
Sams was killed in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, of injuries suffered when he was pinned between two vehicles while working at a motor pool. He was assigned to Bravo Company 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Ft. Benning GA.
Sams graduated from Spartanburg High School in 2004, and he attended Spartanburg Technical College, studying computer technology. He had joined the Army to help him with his goal of becoming a police detective.