Soldier from Birmingham killed in Afghanistan wanted to serve his country

Sep 19, 2011 Full story: Alabama Live

A soldier from Birmingham, killed from gunfire in Afghanistan on Saturday, was described by a high school friend as a man with a sense of humor who wanted to serve his country.

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Huntsville, AL

#1 Sep 20, 2011
He was generous, loving, caring, inteligent, blah blah blah.
Big John Wayne

High Wycombe, UK

#2 Sep 20, 2011
What a pity the Afghans didn't appreciate his sense of humor. They probably thought he'd come with his big gun to murder their wives and kids, just like all the other invaders of their country.
If only they'd taken time to listen to a few of his jokes, it might all have been so different.

Huntsville, AL

#3 Sep 23, 2011
Probably too much was lost in translation, so funny guy from funny to dead. lol. I speak two languages and know exactly how that goes. Ohh well, dude should have kept his a$$ at home. Maybe investigating 911.

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