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Phillip Andrew Myers

Technical Sergeant, Air Force

Born: March 10, 1979
Hometown: Hopewell
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: April 4, 2009
Died In: near Helmand Privince, Afghanistan
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

Technical Sergeant Myers served with the 48th Civil Engineer Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Flight, RAF Lakenheath, England. He died from wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

He was a 1996 graduate of Hopewell High School and worked as a prison correctional officer before enlisting in the Air Force in 1999.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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