Wallace, Daniel Wayne (P3, C2, L6)
Sergeant Daniel Wallace, 27 of Dry Ridge, Grant County, Kentucky was killed on Friday, 31 October 2008 when his unit was attacked by enemy forces while conducting a route clearing mission to remove improvised explosive devices (IED’s) in West Paktika Province, Afghanistan. Wallace was a member of Company C, 201st Engineer Battalion based in Cynthiana and serving with Company B from Olive Hill in Afghanistan. Wallace was serving as a gunner on a Mine- Resistant, Armor-Protected vehicle (MRAP) when they came under small-arms fire mortally wounding Wallace. The 201st mobilized in March 2008 and deployed to Afghanistan in May 2008. Wallace enlisted in the Kentucky National Guard in May of 2006.