Richard A. Dewater

Tags: Army , DOD Releases , Kansas , OIF

KansasPfc. Richard A. Dewater, 21, of Topeka, Kansas, died April 15, 2009, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device while on a dismounted patrol near Korengal Valley, Afghanistan. Pfc. Dewater was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.