Private First Class Kyle Montgomery, Bravo Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion deployed, from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Jan. 5 to Iraq. He will be clearing IEDs and will be a primary gunner. In March of 2018 he graduated IAIT combat engineering at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and in June he completed 40 hours of combat lifesaver course.
He served as the primary gunner for the platoon sergeant during rotation 18-10 at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, Louisiana. On Aug.3 he graduated from the Sabalauski Air Assault School 101st Air Borne Division (Air Assault) and earned the Army Achievement Medal as a machine gunner in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
He is the husband of Victoria and has a daughter, Desirae, and stepdaughter, Ariyah Pipkin. His mother is Mandy Luber, maternal grandparents are Jim and Debbie Moore, Harold and Lila Street, paternal grandparents are Denny and Becky Ramsey, all from Loogootee, and Frank and Teresa Horsting from Washington. His address is B Co, 326 BEB, 1 BCT (TFAMBAR) APO AE 09333 and he would appreciate hearing from his family and friends.