Stephen M. McGowan

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Wilmington, DE

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Corporal

Corporal Stephen McGowan worked as an EMT assigned to the 1st Infantry Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Hovey, Korea. He was killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol in Ramadi, Iraq.

Steve was modest, honest, and loyal. He loved playing rugby and making other people smile. A University of Delaware graduate, he will be missed by all. He made the world a better place!

Steve McGowan was a wonderful influence on all who knew him. The world is a better place with the mark that he has left. Whether he was on the rugby pitch, on campus, or just enjoying some time with the boys, Steve made others feel welcome around him, and will be a lasting memory for all.

Age: 42

Date of Death: March 04, 2005

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