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From left to right James Wertish, Carlos Wilcox and Dan Drevnick. All three were memebers of the Minnesota National Guard Red Bull 34th Infantry Division. They were killed Thursday in an attack at their base in Basra, Iraq. Minnesota National Guard Adjudant Gen. Larry Shellito said the Guardsmen "made the ultimate sacrifice."

Woodbury, Cottage Grove soldiers killed in Iraq are identified

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The U.S. Department of Defense released the names Saturday of the Woodbury and Cottage Grove soldiers killed Thursday in an attack in Iraq.

They died July 16 in Basra of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit using indirect fire - a term usually reserved for mortars, rockets and artillery

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