Sgt. First Class William K. Lacey (Source: United States Army)
FORT KNOX, KY (WAVE) – A Fort Knox soldier who died from injuries sustained during an enemy attack on his unit was laid to rest Thursday.
Sgt. First Class William K. Lacey, 38, of Laurel, Florida, was killed January 4 when his unit was attacked with a rocket that propelled grenades in
Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.
Lacey began his military service in January 2003 and arrived to Fort
Knox in January 2013. He was a wheeled vehicle mechanic assigned to Company F, 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.
Lacey served three
tours in Iraq and two in Afghanistan before he was killed during his fifth deployment. He was buried in his home state of Florida.
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