Spc. Corey J. Kowall, 20, of Murfreesboro, Tenn. died
September 20, 2009 in Zabul province of injuries sustained when his
vehicle overturned, officials said. Also killed was Spc. Damon G.
Winkleman, a medic. The men were rushing to assist a convoy that
encountered an improvised explosive device.
Spc Kowall was assigned to Alpha Company in the 2nd Battalion, 508th
Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne
Division. Kowall was an infantryman and had only been in
Afghanistan for about 5-weeks when he was killed.
Kowall's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star
Medal, Army Achievement Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, the National
Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the
Afghan Campaign Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Expert Infantry
Badge and the Parachutists Badge.