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Arkansas Sailor Killed in Iraq

OAK HARBOR, MI - A Navy petty officer from Arkansas is the sixth member of a bomb disposal unit to be killed in Iraq.

Kevin Bewley, 27, of Hector died Monday of wounds from a bomb that detonated in Sala and Din Province.  He was on his second deployment to Iraq.  Bewley's father Ron Duke Bewley says his son had a good personality and was always sympathetic to people.

Three sailors from the same unit were killed in April, and two were killed in July.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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