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Thu October 9, 2003
Alabama Guardsmen Injured in Blast
By Alabama Public Radio
Montgomery, AL – An explosion injured four Alabama National Guardsmen in Iraq this week. A hand grenade exploded in southern Baghdad as the Guardsmen were trying to disperse a crowd. Sergeant Douglas Robinson of Shorter and Specialist Donald Grant of Georgia are assigned to the 214th Military Police Company in Alexander City and Tuskegee. Sergeant Larry W- Gill of Semmes and staff Sergeant Richard Barnes of Mississippi are assigned to the 11-65th Military Company in Fairhope and Brewton. Military officials have not disclosed the extent of their injuries.