Kentucky Soldier Killed In Iraq

Specialist William G. Bowling of Lee County died Sunday in Baghdad. The Department of Defense says a bomb went off near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Bowling had been in the army since 2003, this was his second tour of duty in Iraq. He leaves behind a pregnant wife and a 19-month-old daughter.

Flags will remain at half-staff in honor of Bowling until sunset on the day of his funeral, which has not yet been determined.


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  • by kathy Location: beattyville on Apr 7, 2007 at 01:27 PM
    my thoughts and prayers are with this family.
  • by brandon mccutcheon Location: columbus In on Apr 6, 2007 at 02:49 PM
    i want to say thanks for serving our country. Your family is in my prayers.(espacialy ur mama)i nknew u as a frined not a soldier but ur my hero
  • by Thelma Crase Location: Jackson, KY on Apr 5, 2007 at 05:36 AM
    Will you are a hero to many. I miss you my dear friend.
  • by alli Location: ky on Apr 4, 2007 at 01:11 PM
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the bowling family.
  • by Sherry Location: Beattyville, KY on Apr 4, 2007 at 12:22 PM
    God bless your family. My prayers are you!
  • by anna Location: mt.vernon, ky on Apr 4, 2007 at 07:27 AM
    First I just want to say thanks to the family of a man that gave his life for our country, and second that you all are in my prayers. May God grant you peace......
  • by Danny and Crystal Location: Winchester, formally of Beattyville on Apr 4, 2007 at 06:10 AM
    Our thoughts and prayers are with this family. God Bless You!!
  • by Shelly Location: Jackson on Apr 4, 2007 at 05:49 AM
    My heart goes out to Specialist Bowlings family. I greatly appreciate what he and all of our servicemen and women have sacrificed for the United States. Thoughts and prayers are with this family. God Bless All.
  • by Tom Location: Lexington on Apr 4, 2007 at 05:12 AM
    My thoughts and prayers go out to this family. Your son is a hero and all American's are in your families debt for the sacrifice made to protect our Freedom.
  • by shaye Location: belfry on Apr 4, 2007 at 01:20 AM
    Another senseless death, When will it stop. God bless this family.
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