Virginia Heroes

Matthew E. George

Specialist, Army

Born: February 10, 1988
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Virginia
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: August 31, 2010
Died In: Logar, Afghanistan
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Action Ribbon

Specialist George served with the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Bamberg, Germany. He was killed when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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