FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The funeral for a Kentucky Army National
Guard soldier killed in Iraq when his military vehicle overturned
will be Saturday in Radcliff.
Pfc. Sammie E. Phillips, 19, of Vine Grove was killed on Sept.
10 while on a traffic control mission. Two other Kentucky guardsmen
were injured in the crash.
Phillips' funeral will be at Stithton Baptist Church. Burial
with full military honors will be in the North Hardin Memorial
Gardens in Radcliff.
Phillips was assigned to Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 138th Field
Artillery, based in Carlisle. He joined the Kentucky Guard last
year and deployed with his unit last month.
(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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