Virginia Heroes

David Eugene Lambert

Sergeant, Army

Born: November 9, 1967
Hometown: Cedar Bluff
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: October 26, 2007
Died In: Baghdad, Iraq
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Svc Medal, Global war on Terrorism Service Medal, Purple Heart

Staff Sergeant Lambert served with the Virginia Army National Guard, 237th Engineer Company, 276th Engineer Battalion, West Point, Virginia. He died of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

He was a 1987 graduate of Richlands High School and enlisted in the Army in 1988 and in the National Guard in 2005.

He is buried in Greenhills Memory Gardens, Tazewell, Virginia.

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