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Robin Leslie Towns, Sr.

Sergeant First Class, Army

Born: July 10, 1955
Hometown: Portsmouth
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: October 24, 2007
Died In: Iraq
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

Sergeant First Class Towns served with the Washington, D. C. Army National Guard – 27th M. P. Company, 372nd M. P. Battalion. He died of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was a 1973 graduate of Manor High School.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


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