Lt Ken Ballard, my hero!

 

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www.arlingtoncemetery.net

 

Ken was buried with Military Honors

at

Arlington National Cemetery on

10/22/04 at 2:00 p.m.

 

The location of his gravesite is

Section 60, Site 8006.

 

 

See who has visited  Ken at Arlington  Virtual Guest book  

 

Information for Gravesite Visitation at Arlington

   

photo courtesy of Washington Post

 


March 22, 2005

Memorial Day 2005 (before)

Memorial Day 2005

September 25, 2005

February 9, 2006

Karen February 2006

Mothers Day 2006

Memorial Day 2006

July 4, 2006- It's a Bradley, but Ken wouldn't have minded. Thanks Nick!

January 2007

Memorial Day 2007

Memorial Day 2007

September 2007

Wreaths Across America, December 2007

Memorial Day 2008

 

Capt Tina Avent spoke at the funeral. 

Read what she said here


1100 Flag Draped Caskets   

Saturday, October 23, 2004 at the Lincoln Memorial & the Reflecting Pool, 1100 flag draped coffins were displayed in honor of the 1100 soldiers who have been killed in Iraq.  Ken's aunts, Michel Meredith & Shannon Lampton and Karen's childhood friend, Ellen Pritzkow participated in the reading of the names.

Photos of the Memorial


May 30, 2005

We gathered at Ken's grave at Arlington, drank champagne and celebrated his life. 

The gorgeous Champagne Toasting picture taken by my sister, Michel represents the day.

The CBS Early Show

The Gang

Michel, Michaela & Kateri

LTC (R) John Dooley & Karen

Celebrating Ken's Life!


Memorial Day 2006

 


 

Memorial Day 2007

A group of Ken's friends & families gathered again at Arlington on Memorial Day. We marked the 3rd anniversary of Ken's death with champagne, beer & love.

Flag In 2007

Brad May

Champagne for Ken

Cheers! To Ken!

Julia & Ken

LTC Patton & Richard

Richard & Michel

Memorial Day 2008

Before

The Huleys, Michaela, Robert

LTC Patton

LTC Huley, BG May

Cathy Patton, Maj Tina Avent, Michel

To Ken!

Champagne!

LTC Patton

Class of 2008

After

 


Visitors to Arlington

August 05 SSGT Erik Lohof

March 06 The Captains- Jason Scott, Spence Burnett, and Lee Cuasay

December 2007, Maj Janet Holliday

 

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