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Leebernard Emmanuel Chavis

Airman First Class, Air Force

Born: February 23, 1985
Hometown: Hampton, Virginia
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: October 14, 2006
Died In: near Baghdad, Iraq
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

Airman First Class Chavis served with the 824th Security Force Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Valdosta, Georgia. He was killed by a sniper’s bullet while performing duties as a turret gunner.

He was a 2003 graduate of Phoebus High School.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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