Virginia Heroes

George Allen Bannar, Jr.

Master Sergeant, Army

Born: October 29, 1975
Hometown: Orange, Virginia
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: August 20, 2013
Died In: Wardak Province, Afghanistan
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Meritiorious Service Medal, Commendation Medal, Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, NCO Pro Development Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Meritorious Unit Award, Global war on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Svc Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal

Master Sergeant Bannar served with the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Campbell University.

He is buried in Culpeper National Cemetery, Culpeper, Virginia.

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