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Christopher Paul Petty

Captain, Army

Hometown: Vienna, Virginia
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: January 5, 2006
Died In: An Najaf, Iraq

Captain Petty served with the 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. He was killed when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle during convoy operations.

He was a graduate of James Madison High School.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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