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Christopher F. Cabacoy

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: August 14, 1979
Hometown: Virginia Beach
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: July 5, 2010
Died In: Kandahar, Afghanistan
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Commendation Medal, Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, NCO Pro Development Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Recruiting Ribbon, Global war on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Svc Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal

Staff Sergeant Cabacoy served with the 1st Squadron, 71st Armor Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. He was killed by an improvised explosive device when it detonated near his vehicle.

He was a graduate of Tallwood High School and attended Old Dominion University.


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