Pvt Kenneth Allen “Kenny” Nalley

Pvt Kenneth Allen “Kenny” Nalley

Birth
Hamburg, Fremont County, Iowa, USA
Death 26 May 2003 (aged 19)
Iraq
Burial Hamburg, Fremont County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 11521731 · View Source
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Army Pvt. Nalley was assigned to the 501st Military Police Company, Wiesbaden, Germany. Nalley was escorting a convoy in a HMMWV when a heavy equipment transporter crossed the median and struck his vehicle in As Samawah. Kenneth was well known in his hometown because he had worked at a local gas station for almost three years. Bob Cooper, a mechanic at Hamburg Oil who spent 22 years in the Army, had counseled him that joining the Army and gaining some experience as a military policeman could give him an edge when apply for a police job. "He didn't smoke," Cooper said. "He didn't drink. He didn't do drugs because he wanted to be a policeman. That was his way to make sure that he didn't have any troubles, so that he could get to that position in life." Kenneth enlisted in the Army for a five-year hitch last July, just a month after graduating from high school.


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  • Created by: Brenda N
  • Added: 12 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11521731
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Kenneth Allen “Kenny” Nalley (12 Oct 1983–26 May 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11521731, citing Mount Olive Cemetery, Hamburg, Fremont County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Brenda N (contributor 46490312) .