SPC Richard Benjamin Burress

SPC Richard Benjamin Burress

Birth
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Death
19 Jan 2008 (aged 25)
Baghdad, Iraq
Burial
Naples, Collier County, Florida, USA GPS-Latitude: 26.2428435, Longitude: -81.7046002
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Spc. Richard B. Burress of Naples, Fla., attended Naples High School and spent his weekends mudding, fishing, canoeing and camping in the Everglades with his friends. He joined the Army in December 2005 to add focus and direction to his life. Before joining he worked at Skyangel, a Christian television provider where he met his wife. His easygoing manner and natural warmth instantly endeared him to all who met him. He died in Al Jabour, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device at age 25.

Army
1st Battalion
30th Infantry Regiment
2nd Brigade Combat Team
3rd Infantry Division
Fort Stewart, Ga.
Spc. Richard B. Burress of Naples, Fla., attended Naples High School and spent his weekends mudding, fishing, canoeing and camping in the Everglades with his friends. He joined the Army in December 2005 to add focus and direction to his life. Before joining he worked at Skyangel, a Christian television provider where he met his wife. His easygoing manner and natural warmth instantly endeared him to all who met him. He died in Al Jabour, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device at age 25.

Army
1st Battalion
30th Infantry Regiment
2nd Brigade Combat Team
3rd Infantry Division
Fort Stewart, Ga.