Images: Ohio National Guard Soldiers remember 1st Lt. Ashley White
Photo by Staff Sgt. Sean Mathis
Former Kent State University students and current Ohio Army National Guard members 1st Lt. Joseph Pistilli (standing, from left), Spc. Kristen Brown, Spc. Richard Gilliam and Sgt. Daniel Westover — along with Lt. Col. Joseph Paydock (seated), former Kent State ROTC professor of military science — reminisce Oct. 24, 2011, while looking at photos of former classmate, Ohio National Guard soldier and friend, 1st Lt. Ashley White, 24, who was killed by an improvised explosive device two days earlier, while serving in Kandahar, Afghanistan, attached to the 75th Ranger Regiment (Airborne). The soldiers are all members of the 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, training at Camp Shelby Joint Military Training Center, Miss., for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.