Army Spc. Clinton C. Blodgett, 19, Pekin, Indiana.
Killed May 26, 2007 in Baghdad when his vehicle was struck by an improvised bomb. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, based in Schweinfurt, Germany.
"He always liked guns, hunting, driving four-wheelers. Over there, he was shooting guns and driving Humvees," his father, Don Blodgett, said.
Blodgett's hometown was listed as the Washington County town of Pekin, 25 miles north of Louisville, Ky.
Don Blodgett lives in Wilson, Okla. The younger Blodgett, who was in Iraq a little more than a year, returned to Wilson to visit his family in March, his father told The Oklahoman.
After his stint in the Army ended, Clinton Blodgett planned to return to Baghdad to work as a security guard, his father said.
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