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Brandon Scott Asbury

Sergeant, Army

Born: July 30, 1985
Hometown: Tazewell
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: October 7, 2006
Died In: Baghdad, Iraq
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Global war on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal

Sergeant Asbury served with the 4th Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. He was killed by sniper fire when setting up a roadside check point.

He was a 2004 graduate of Tazewell High School where he was active in the marching band.

He is buried in Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen, Texas.

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