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Ben died October 23, 2207. He graduated from Montana State University and jumped at Missoula and West Yellowstone. Ben served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and received three Bronze Stars, the Air Medal and the Purple Heart. After returning from the military, he began his career with the USFS, working at the Missoula Technology and Development Center as a mechanical engineer retiring in 2001 after 30 years.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Lowman, Ben J. (Missoula 1968)" (2007). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1044.