Region 8 Hero
SSgt. Kevin Turner
Arkansas Army National Guard
Staff Sergeant Kevin Turner is a member of the 875th Engineering Brigade Alpha Company of Jonesboro. The National Guard unit is now on active duty as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
The 875th is training in Fort Lewis, Washington. His company disengages bombs and builds bridges.
His local family includes: Kim Turner (wife), Jarred Turner (son), Tiel Turner (daughter), Lana Turner (mother), Jim Turner (father), April Leggett (sister), Gayle Grubbe (grandmother), Luther Jones (grandfather) and other family members such as in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. His favorite thing is to spend time with his family.
"I just want to let him know how much I love and care about him and I hope and pray for his safe return soon."