Remembering Ohio Guardsman Charles Wilkins Later this week, there will be a funeral mass for an Ohio National Guard member killed this month in a roadside explosion in Iraq. At age 38, 1st Lt. Charles L. Wilkins is nearly twice as old as some of the troops he commanded. Friends and co-workers remember Wilkins as a witty, dedicated individual who volunteered for Iraq duty. Tom Borgerding of member station WOSU reports.
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Remembering Ohio Guardsman Charles Wilkins

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Later this week, there will be a funeral mass for an Ohio National Guard member killed this month in a roadside explosion in Iraq. At age 38, 1st Lt. Charles L. Wilkins is nearly twice as old as some of the troops he commanded. Friends and co-workers remember Wilkins as a witty, dedicated individual who volunteered for Iraq duty. Tom Borgerding of member station WOSU reports.