Wednesday, August 3, 2011

US Army Staff Sergeant Kirk Owen

Oklahoma National Guard Staff Sgt. Kirk Owen, age 37, was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday 2nd August 2011 from the blast of a roadside bomb that struck his vehicle during a mine-sweeping operation, according to a family spokesman.

Staff Sgt. Owen, from Sapulpa, Oklahoma, was on his second combat tour in Afghanistan, serving with the 45th Infantry. He had previously served in Iraq in 2007.

He leaves behind his wife and two daughters.

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