Incident: Army Spc. Joseph M. Garmback, Jr. was killed July 8 during a mortar attack on the Iraqi National Guard Headquarters in Baghdad.
Ohio soldier killed in Iraq attack
BROOK PARK, Ohio — Relatives of an Ohio soldier killed in Iraq say he was a family man who wanted to follow in the footsteps of his paratrooper father.
Army Spc. Joseph M. Garmback Jr., 24, of Cleveland, was killed in a mortar attack last Thursday, the military said late Tuesday. He was one of five soldiers killed when the Iraqi National Guard headquarters was attacked in Baghdad.
“He was a good son. He was a good brother. He had a lot of fun. He enjoyed his nieces and nephews,” said his mother, Marlyon Garmback of Brook Park.
Members of the Garmback family gathered at the Continental Airlines cargo area Tuesday evening as Army personnel unloaded his casket from a…