July 25, 2012

Richard Berry

Staff Sgt. Richard L. Berry, age 27, of Scottsdale, Arizona, died on July 22, 2012, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 508th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. 

Saint Christopher, pray
for Richard
Richard joined the army in February of 2006. He had previously deployed to Iraq in September of 2006 and Afghanistan in August of 2009. This was his third combat zone deployment. He had been wounded on a previous deployment.

Military officials describe Richard as a talented paratrooper and combat engineer and a hero. 

He is also described as a loving husband. 

Richard is survived by many loving friends and relatives, including his wife.

Let us pray that Richard Berry is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen

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