First Lt. D. Alexander Wilson ’03 was seriously injured by the explosion of an IED (improvised explosive device) while he was riding in a Humvee in Iraq May 31. Alexander, an ecology and evolutionary biology major, joined the Army and left for Iraq in the fall of 2006, where he served as a platoon leader. Wilson suffered leg injuries and was being treated at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, according to Army spokesman Paul Prince. Gabrielle Vazquez ’04, a friend of the Wilson family, said an e-mail address,, has been created for those seeking more information or who wish to offer support to Wilson.