Pfc. Ricky L. Turner, 3rd Bde. 82nd Airborne, Killed in Action, Iraq

Posted on January 22, 2009. Filed under: Fallen Heroes |

Pfc Turner, 3rd Bde, 82nd Airborne, Killed in Action Iraq
Pfc Turner, 3rd Bde, 82nd Airborne, Killed in Action Iraq

Thursday, January 22, 2009– Private First Class Ricky L. Turner, Company A, Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Div. died  Friday, January 16th, of injuries sustained in an IED blast, the Pentagon announced on Wednesday, and his unit will hold a memorial service in Iraq today.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart and the Parachutist Badge.

He is survived by his wife and stepdaughter, Nyoka and Arissa Turner, of Hazel Green, Ala., his mother, Regina Turner, of Hazel Green, Ala., and his father, James Turner, of Athens, Ala.

Pfc. Turner was a “Sapper” or an elite Combat Engineer with the paratroopers and is the second 3rd Brigade soldier to die in Iraq since they deployed in December.

Please pray for his family and for his comrades in arms.

www.enewscourier.com/local/local_story_021221308.html

www.patriotguard.org/ALLForums/tabid/61/forumid/11/postid/1068069/view/topic/tpage/2/Default.aspx

sandspuronline.com/article?id=316393

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