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Old 20 December 2019, 17:09
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SFC(R) William Downs McDowell

Will was one of my best buds while I was with 2-12IN. I'd walk right back into Kunar with him.

Will's family lost him a few days ago. We lost him a few days ago. He was too proud to ask for help. Ask for help, no shame in it.

As you can see by the pictures Will was an absolute stud. Loved going to work with him everyday, hanging out after work, training soldiers together and battling our country's enemies together. We were mortar section leaders together and fed off one another's knowledge-bank to make some damn fine soldiers.

He deployed 4 times supporting OIF/OEF operations. A true Warrior's warrior.

Gone too early.
"Lethal Warrior"
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Old 20 December 2019, 17:27
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My condolences. It’s never too late of an hour to call someone and talk.

May he Rest In Peace.
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Old 20 December 2019, 17:57
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Rest In Peace, Warrior and thank you for your service.

You will be missed....
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Old 20 December 2019, 18:05
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God Bless him.
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Old 20 December 2019, 18:09
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May he find peace.
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Old 20 December 2019, 18:18
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Rest in peace.
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Old 20 December 2019, 18:43
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Prayers and condolences to all of his family and friends.

Thank you for stepping up to serve, lead and teach.

That's a great picture of him on the bottom
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Old 20 December 2019, 21:24
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R.I.P. May you, his family, and loved ones find solace.
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Old 20 December 2019, 22:39
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Damn. My condolences.
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Old 20 December 2019, 23:36
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RIP. What a damn shame.
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Old 20 December 2019, 23:59
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Hopefully you found your peace, Will. We will be along soon enough.
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Old 22 December 2019, 17:24
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https://www.gofundme.com/f/mcdowell-...cp+share-sheet

Will was the only source of money flow for the family.

Please share this as much as you can. Kristin isn’t going to see anything from the .mil or VA for probably a few months.

Thank you!
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Old 22 December 2019, 21:42
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RIP Sergeant. Condolences to family and friends.
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Lest we forget.......
The struggle is real.
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