Virginia Heroes

Robert Marshall Stanley

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: August 21, 1979
Hometown: Spotsylvania
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: March 5, 2007
Died In: Samarra, Iraq
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

Staff Sergeant Stanley served with the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment – 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Div, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was killed by an improvised explosive device

He had served in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and was on his third combat tour. He was a graduate of Spotsylvania High School.

He is buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Four Mile Fork, Virginia.

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