Virginia Heroes

William R. Howdeshell

Sergeant, Army

Born: February 26, 1970
Hometown: Norfolk
Casualty Date: July 26, 2007
Died In: Saqlawiyah, Iraq
Awards: Purple Heart

served with the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade – 3rd Infantry Div, Fort Stewart, GA; killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle

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