CONCORD, N.H. (WBZ) ― A New Hampshire National Guardsman has been killed while fighting the war in Iraq.
Cpl. Scott Dimond, 39, died on Oct. 13 from injuries he sustained from an improvised explosive device.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with Scott's family during this time of deep sadness," said Maj. Gen. Kenneth Clark, the Adjutant General of the NH National Guard. "May they take some comfort in knowing that Scott was committed to serving others, both as a former police officer for the town of Franklin and a citizen-soldier. His sacrifice for our freedom will never be forgotten."
Dimond was with the C Company, 3rd of the 172nd Mountain Infantry Regiment. His unit was deployed in January.
Dimond was a police officer with the town of Franklin, N.H. from 1998 to 2006.