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************* iHonor GWOT Fallen: Kansas National Guard - Army Sergeant Derrick J. Lutters of Burlington, CO
SGT Lutters, 24, served as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) with the 891st Engineer Battalion, Kansas Army National Guard deployed from Pittsburg, KS Killed in action, on May 1, 2005, by a vehicle-borne IED (improvised explosive device) detonation while conducting a recon of the supply route south of Baghdad, Iraq
We honor and thank Kansas National Guard Army Sergeant Lutters for defending our freedoms and fighting to liberate the lives of others.
Derrick Joseph Lutters Born in Goodland, KS on June 26, 1980 High School Varsity Wrestler Remembered for inspirational wrestling match against special needs opponent - his self-sacrifice earned standing ovation 1999 Graduate of Goodland HS Served as Corrections Officer in Burlington, CO Volunteered to go to Iraq with Kansas National Guard because he was a "peacemaker" and wanted to help its citizens
Inspirational Quote about Derrick Lutters "I had the wonderful fortune of being one of Derrick's sixth grade teachers. He passed through my life with a smile and a wink. During our year together we worked on a veterans' project that left all of us feeling very proud and patriotic. As a young man he stepped into those shoes and did what he thought needed to be done. He will always be my hero." - R. Peters of Louisburg, KS
[ SGT Lutters' military decorations according to TogetherWeServed.com ]
CLICK HERE to review his tribute at the Military Time's Honor the Fallen site
GO HERE to read messages to Derrick on the Fallen Heroes Memorial site
GO HERE to read his obituary and messages of condolence on Legacy.com
CLICK HERE to view the TogetherWeServed.com tribute to Derrick
iHonor American Flag : Visitor Comments for SGT Lutters ... posted here from newest to oldest ...
SGT Lutters, Thank you for defending our freedoms and fighting to liberate the lives of others - from Sean on 4/16/19 [ photo of SGT Lutters' iHonor American Flag during sunset at Flag Steward HQ ( before deployment to May Tavern ;) ]
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