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Shawn Michael Dunkin

Sergeant, Army

Born: February 27, 1981
Hometown: Covington
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: February 19, 2007
Died In: Baghdad, Iraq
Awards: Purple Heart, NCO Pro Development Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Action Ribbon, Global war on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal

Sergeant Dunkin served with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. He was killed by an improvised explosive device.

He was a 1999 graduate of Alleghany High School.

He is buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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