Virginia Heroes

William Brian Woods, Jr.

Sergeant First Class, Army

Born: September 8, 1977
Hometown: Chesapeake
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: August 16, 2009
Died In: Ghanzi, Afghanistan
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

Sergeant First Class Woods served with the Maryland Army National Guard, 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Glen Arm, Maryland. He was shot by insurgents while on patrol.


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