Michael R. Dinterman, Army private

The Baltimore Sun

Army Pvt. Michael R. Dinterman of Littlestown, Pa., was killed Sept. 6 while on foot patrol in Afghanistan's Kunar province. He was 18.

Private Dinterman was born in Baltimore and raised in Littlestown. He was a 2006 graduate of Bowling Brook Preparatory School in Carroll County, where he played football, baseball and basketball.

He enlisted in the Army in January and received his basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Ga.

Private Dinterman was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, which is based at Fort Hood, Texas.

"He arrived in Afghanistan at the end of July," said his mother, Lora L. Martin of Littlestown.

Private Dinterman was an avid sports fan and enjoyed visiting Ocean City.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Kenworthy Funeral Home, 269 Frederick St., Hanover, Pa.

Interment with full military honors will be at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Lebanon, Pa.

Also surviving are his father, Richard L. Dinterman of Littlestown; his stepfather, Michael A. Martin of Littlestown; his stepmother, Misty Stonesifer of Littlestown; a brother, Christopher J. Martin of Littlestown; two sisters, Amanda N. Dinterman of Littlestown and Michelle L. Fowble of Greenville, S.C.; and his grandparents, William C. Dinterman of Reisterstown and Carolyn L. Martin of Sykesville.

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