"Not the glittering weapons fights the fight, but rather the hero's heart."December 30, 1952 - March 20, 2002
Staff Sgt. Kenneth Cropper of Snow Hill, Md., was a member of the 200th Military Police Company, Maryland Army National Guard, Salisbury, Md.
Cropper was a 29-year veteran of the National Guard and the part-owner of Dashiell Well, Inc., a Fruitland well drilling company.
"He was a great motivator, religious, upbeat, happy," said 1st Sgt. Bob Bakeoven. "A great NCO; he cared about his troops."