Maj Walter David “David” Gray

Maj Walter David “David” Gray

Birth
Conyers, Rockdale County, Georgia, USA
Death 8 Aug 2012 (aged 38)
Kunar, Kunar, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60, Site 9091-A
Memorial ID 95073879 · View Source
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Maj. Walter D. Gray, 38, of Conyers, Ga., died Aug. 8 from injuries suffered during a suicide bomb attack in Kunar province, Afghanistan. Gray was assigned to the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron, Fort Carson, Colo. David was a former enlisted airman who cross-trained to become one of the first air liaison officers in 1997. He was the career field's second highest-ranking officer after serving for several years as an airfield operations officer. He was known as "a tremendous officer and leader," Col. Samuel Milam, commander of the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing, said in a statement. Tech. Sgt. Israel Del Toro, a tactical air control party instructor at Joint Base Lackland-San Antonio, said he had known Gray for 12 years, and was an instructor when Gray went through TACP school as an officer. Even though he had been through it before, Del Toro joked with him while he was training with the younger airmen, saying "you better keep up dude." "He liked to joke around, he was a joker," Del Toro said. "He was very good for his buddies." By Brian Everstine - Staff writer, Air Force Times.



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Gravesite Details Interred August 24, 2012
  • Maintained by: George S. Ellington
  • Originally Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 9 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 95073879
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Walter David “David” Gray (15 Aug 1973–8 Aug 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 95073879, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by George S. Ellington (contributor 15672281) .