|Birth: ||Oct. 21, 1976|
|Death: ||Jun. 7, 2008, Iraq|
Army Sgt. 1st Class Hurst was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), located at Fort Polk, Louisiana. He died of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb tore through his vehicle. David was a 1994 graduate of Ridgewood Prep School in Metairie, Louisiana. He enlisted in the Army in March 1995, honorably discharged in June 1998 and returned to active duty in August 1999. He was the recipient of The Bronze Star Medal (third award), Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (third award), Army Achievement Medal (fifth award), Army Good Conduct Medal (third award), National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, Iraqi Campaign Medal with a Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War of Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Medal (second award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Weapons Qualification Badge, Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, Overseas Service Bar (second award). David was a great guy who loved his country.
Lake Lawn Park Cemetery and Mausoleum
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Record added: Jun 09, 2008
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