2nd Lt. Leonard M. Cowherd
United States Army
KIA 16 May 2004
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22, of Culpeper, Va.; assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored
Division, Friedberg, Germany; killed May 16 by sniper and rocket-propelled-grenade fire
while securing a building near the Mukhayam Mosque in Karbala, Iraq.

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This Memorial Page Established by-SFC Rod Brewer
In Honor Of 2nd LT Leonard M. Cowherd, OIF  May 16,
2004
Second Lieutenant Leonard M. Cowherd, 22, of Culpepper,
Virginia. Assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment.
Died in Iraq on May 16, 2004.
Christmas in Arlington..
Rest easy, sleep well my brother, Leonard.
Know the line has held, your job is done.
Rest easy, sleep well.
Others have taken up where you fell, the line has held.
Peace, peace, and farewell...

SFC Rod, August 23, 2008,  www.patriotguard.org

September 09, 2009
Robert Mark Smith
To the parents of soldier Cowherd from Culpeper, Va. I live in Culpeper also. I cross the
bridge every day with the name of your son and the other soldier. My nephew is from here
also, but now living in Richmond. He is serving in Afghanistan now. With the Va. National
Guard Reserve. God bless your  family