CHRIS SPEER

August 6,  2002

HOMETOWN: Albuquerque, NM

 

ENTERED SERVICE: July 1992

 

UNITS:  3rd SFG(A), USASOC

 

MILITARY TRAINING: His military education includes Airborne
School, Special Forces Qualification Course, Special Forces
Medical Sergeant Qualification Course, and Senior Leader
Course.

 

DEPLOYMENTS: Afghanistan

 

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS: His awards and decorations
include the Soldiers Medal, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, National
Defense Service Medal, Special Forces Tab, and Parachutist
Badge.

 

SURVIVED BY: Survived by Wife, Tabitha, two small children,
Taryn and Tanner and brother Todd

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On July 27, 2002, Christopher Speer and a group of four other
soldiers on reconnaissance patrol were injured during a firefight
upon attacking a building in Khost Province, Afghanistan. After being wounded, Speer was airlifted for treatment to Bagram Airforce Base and then to Ramstein Airforce Base in Germany where he was removed from life support on August 6, 2002. 

 

Special Operations  Team Member

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