Burks, Peter Haskell

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: P Trp, 4th Squadron, 2d Stryker Cavalry Regiment

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon

Deployments: 1 in Iraq

Enlisted: 2006

Commission Source: Officer Candidate School

Date of birth: 10-Apr-1981

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

High School: Trinity Christian Academy

College:Texas A&M University

Married: Engaged

Campaign: Iraq

Died: 14-Nov-2007

Age at death: 26

Cause of death: Killed in action – IED

Location of fatality: Baghdad, Iraq

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Place of interment: Melissa Cemetery in Melissa, Texas

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