Virginia Heroes

Christopher Curtis Simpson

Sergeant, Army

Born: July 19, 1984
Hometown: Hampton, Virginia
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: March 17, 2008
Died In: Baghdad, Iraq
Awards: Achievement Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Commendation Medal, Global war on Terrorism Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Purple Heart

Sergeant Simpson served with the 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. He was killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

He enlisted in the Army on June 24, 2004.

 

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