Christopher Sanders

Sanders, Christopher Alan

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: HHT, 3d Squadron, 2d Stryker Cavalry Regiment

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

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

Badges: Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge

Deployments: 2 in Iraq

Enlisted: 2004

Date of birth: 30 April 1985

Hometown: Roswell, NM

High School: New Mexico Military Institute

Married: Dara Johnson

Children: Christopher and Jacquelyn Marie

Campaign: Iraq

Died: 9 January 2008

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Killed in action – House born IED

Location of fatality: Sinsil, Iraq

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Place of interment: South Park Cemetery in Roswell, New Mexico

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