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Kenneth B. Gentry

Sergeant, Army

Born: February 13, 1959
Hometown: Ringgold
Casualty Date: February 26, 1991
Died In: Iraq
Awards: Purple Heart

SGT Gentry served with the 4th Squadron Company, 7th Cavalry Regiment. He served as a gunner on a Bradley armored personnel carrier. During a battle against Iraqi Republican Guard Forces, the vehicle he was in ran over a land mine. He attended Dan River High School in Pittsylvania County.

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