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Spec Andrew Lee Hand
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1984
Valdosta
Lowndes County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 2010
Ottawa County
Michigan, Afghanistan

Spc. Andrew L. Hand, 25, of Enterprise, Ala. was assigned to 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. He died July 24, at Qalat, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with an improvised explosive device. Andrew was a 2004 graduate of Enterprise High School and was a member of the football and track teams. He joined the National Guard in 2005 and served in 2 deployments, the first in Iraq and the second in Qatar and Kuwait. In 2008 he went into active duty and was stationed in Washington State with his wife and two sons. He was deployed to Afghanistan in October 2009 and was killed July 24, 2010 alongside three other soldiers in his unit. Survivors include his wife, Amanda Kay Hand, Enterprise, AL; two sons, Tristan Nicholas Laine Hand and Gavin Austin Lee Hand, both of Enterprise; his parents: Kenneth and Renee Hand, Birmingham, AL and Phyllis and Jerry Parris, Birmingham, AL; one sister, Laura Hand Davis and one brother, Robert Bagwell, two nieces and one nephew, all of Birmingham. 
 
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 Children:
  Gilbert J Van Wieren (1919 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alabama National Cemetery
Montevallo
Shelby County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Sec 8 Site 662
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jul 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55448328
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