48, of Richmond, Maine; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry (Mountain), Maine Army National Guard, Brewer, Maine; killed May 6 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1083 cargo truck during combat operations in Diwaniyah, Iraq. Also killed was Staff Sgt. David M. Veverka.
To honor SSG Dale J. Kelly, a family friend and father of one of Dale’s Army comrades, Mr. James Badger retrieved this stone from a 50 mile equestrian trail near Sunday River called Devil’s Den in Andover, Maine.
Watch this video to learn why this stone is significant and what it says about SSG Dale J. Kelly.