Hopson serving in Iraq
Staff Sgt. Kurt Hopson of the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division (Big Red One) is serving in Balad, Iraq, north of Baghdad. Hopson is overseeing 10 soldiers working perimeter security.
Hopson began his one-year tour in Iraq in February.
A 1989 Eudora High School graduate, Hopson and his family currently live in Schweinfurt, Germany, where he is stationed. He is the son of Richard and Delores Hopson, Eudora.