Roadside bombs near Baghdad claim their second North Mississippi victim in less than a week.
John Self, 29, died Monday from an improvised explosive device near Baghdad.
A graduate of South Pontotoc High School, Self was serving his second tour of duty in Iraq with the U.S. Air Force.
He had just returned to Iraq after being home on leave this past March.
Last week a homemade bomb exploded near another convoy south of Baghdad killing Army Specialist Jason Vaughn of Iuka.