Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.;
Incident: Army Sgt. William P. Rudd died Oct. 5 of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire while on a combat patrol in Mosul, Iraq.
Ky. Army Ranger dies in Iraq
The Associated Press
MADISONVILLE, Ky. — The father of a western Kentucky soldier killed in Iraq says the Madisonville community is “filling me up with love and prayers” since learning of his 27-year-old son’s death.
Sgt. William P. Rudd died Sunday after being hit by enemy small-arms fire while on combat patrol in Mosul, according to the Defense Department.
Rudd was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Ga.
“The community is filling me up with love and prayers,” the soldier’s father, Bill Rudd of Madisonville, told The Messenger newspaper of Madisonville. “They support what Patrick did for our cause, so we…