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Sgt Kevin W. White

Born: May 20, 1988 in Westfield, New York
Died: May 2, 2011 in Kunar, Afghanistan

Sgt. Kevin W. White of Westfield, New York graduated from Westfield Academy in 2006 and joined the United States Army soon after. He served a 15 month tour in Iraq and had deployed to Afghanistan in early April of 2011. His training and awards include, the Air Assault training in 2010 and the Warrior Leader Course for Military Education in 2011 where he made Commandant’s list. Sgt. White was Awarded The Bronze Star Medal, Posthumous, The Purple Heart, Posthumous, the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (twice), the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/Bronze Service Star, the Iraq Campaign Medal w/Bronze Service Star, (twice), the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon,(twice), the NATO Medal, Posthumous, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Air Assault Badge, the Combat and Special Skill Badge, Basic Marksmanship Qualifying Badge Bar, Weapon: Rifle-Expert. He died at age 22 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.
2nd Battalion
35th Infantry Regiment
3rd Brigade Combat Team
25th Infantry Division
Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Burial is at Westfield Cemetery in Westfield, New York

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