Specialist Ryan J. Montgomery
SPC Ryan J. Montgomery
SPC Ryan J. Montgomery, 22, of Greensburg, Ky (Green County) was killed on Sunday, July 3, 2005 in Iraq when the up-armored HUMVEE encountered an improvised explosive device while returning from a convoy escort mission near Baghdad. At the time of his death, Montgomery was assigned to Bravo Battery 1st Battalion 623rd Field Artillery, based in Campbellsville, Ky. His unit mobilized for Operation Iraqi Freedom in November and deployed to Southwest Asia in January 2005.
Montgomery graduated from Green County High School and joined the military in September 2000 during his senior year of high school.
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