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First Name: Kevin

Last Name: Akins

Birthplace: Carrollton, GA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Donudell

Date of Birth: 10 January 1977

Date of Death: 12 March 2006

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served: 2000 – 2006
Kevin Donudell Akins

•  Afghanistan War (Operation Enduring Freedom) (2001 - present)


Sgt. Kevin D. Akins, 29, of Burnsville, N.C.; was assigned to the 391st Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve, Asheville, N.C.; killed March 12 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations west of Asadabad, Afghanistan. Also killed were: Staff Sgt. Joseph R. Ray, Sgt. Anton J. Hiett and Spc. Joshua L. Hill. Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Elizabeth E. Garrison-Hanson and Herbert Hanson; father and stepmother, Don and Kara Akins, sisters, Kelly J. Akins, Kim Guy and Krisey Garrison; stepsisters, Tammy Washum and April Garrison; stepbrothers, Shane and Shawn Garrison; five nieces and nephews, Brook and Grace Robertson and Sierra, Caleb and Arriana Simpson.

Honoree ID: 8504   Created by: MHOH




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