|Birth: ||May 27, 1980|
|Death: ||Dec. 26, 2003, Iraq|
Jacksonville, Ala. Charles Haight was the soldier's official name, but most people knew him as C.G., a guy who first played clarinet in the band at Pleasant Valley High School, then later joined the football team.Spc. Haight, 23, of Jacksonville, Ala., was killed in Iraq when his vehicle struck an explosive. He was based at Fort Lewis, Wash.He joined the Army after serving in the Marine Reserve, and re-enlisted so he could later go to college on the G.I. Bill to become a nurse, his family said."He wanted to help people," said his father, Don Haight.Survivors also include his wife, Michelle, and their 10-month-old son, Gabriel, born shortly before the mechanic was deployed overseas."He loved kids, and for him to have a baby, then only be able to see it for six weeks is hard - that made it hard for him in Iraq," Don Haight said.
Created by: Cindy
Record added: Dec 23, 2004
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