A Lawrence-based member of the Kansas National Guard was killed in a bomb attack in Iraq on Monday, officials said today.
Spc. Jessie Davila, 29, of Greensburg, was a member of Company A in the 2nd Battalion, 137th Infantry. It was not immediately clear if other members of the unit were injured.
The battalion's 120-member Company A is based in Lawrence. Battalion headquarters are in Kansas City, Kan., with another company based in Wichita.