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Sgt. Larry R. Kuhns

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Age:   24
Hometown: Austintown, OH
Date of Death: 6/13/2005
Incident Location: Ramadi, Iraq
 
Branch of Military:   Army
Rank: Sgt.
Unit: 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Div
Unit's Base: Fort Carson, Colo.

After graduating from high school, Larry R. Kuhns Jr. drove a tractor-trailer for a while before joining the Army Reserve and becoming a heavy equipment operator. "He liked it so much, he signed on full time. He was patriotic and adventurous," said his father, Larry Sr. Kuhns, 24, of Austintown, Ohio, was killed June 13 in a grenade attack in Ramadi, Iraq. He was based at Fort Carson. He is survived by his wife, Courtney, and his 1-year-old daughter, McKenzie. "That little girl was his pride and joy," his father said. A sports lover and outdoorsman, Kuhns had worked at an Army recruiting office. He wanted to make the Army his career. "I last talked to him around Christmas, when he had shrapnel in a shoulder, but he was still for the war," his father said.
Source: Associated Press
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