Lt Ken Ballard, my hero!

 

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IN MEMORIAM 
 
7.21.77 - 5.30.04
 
Ken was killed in Najaf, Iraq
 
Ken was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, October 22, 2004 at 2 p.m.
His gravesite is located in Section 60, Site 8006
www.arlingtoncemetery.net

 

Lt Ken Ballard, Baghdad, Iraq
August 2003

Here are some photos Ken has sent. 
Can't say these are anything typical to us, but it surely looks like typical day in the life of our soldiers.
 

Cavalry Ken & Sgt Baxter

 

Welcome to Baghdad

 

At the foot of the monument with the sabres. These are Iranian helmets from the '80's!

 

Ken at the reviewing stand where Saddam sat at the saber stadium

 

Lt Ken

 

C-21 crew: Smith (gunner), Ken, Gonzales (driver), Long (loader) in center

 

The Tank Commanders: Poppie (C24), Ken (C21) Big Squishy (C23) Biggen (C22)

 

Dec 2003, Promotion Day- Congratulations 1 LT Ken Ballard

 

Ken & Lt Dave Fittro

 

Merry Christmas from Baghdad!! Love, Santa Ken

 

Unit Christmas - Yankee Fans

 

C Co 2/37 1 AD + 2 ACR = Powerful Team

 

"Hawkeye" Ballard in his Hawaiian shirt, Sadr City

 

Ken helping at an Iraqi school

 

Najaf 5/14/04- Long, Gonzo, Ballard & Smitty

Ken is proudly pointing at the hole that was made by the 6th RPG that hit their tank.

 

May 2004 - Ken after a long night on guard. They were under mortar attack for 4 hours.

 

Ken and his 2nd CAV buddies

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