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Sgt Kristopher J. Gould

Born: February 12, 1986 in Saginaw, Michigan
Died: February 27, 2011 in Ghazni, Afghanistan

Sgt. Kristopher J. Gould of Saginaw, Michigan is a 2004 graduate of Valley Lutheran High School. He joined the United States Army in March of 2003 arriving to Fort Knox in October of 2009. He served a total of three deployments, once to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan. He received several awards and decorations, including, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal for Mobilization and the Army Service Ribbon. He was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart. He died at age 25 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.
2nd Battalion
2nd Infantry Regiment
3rd Brigade Combat Team
1st Infantry Division
Fort Knox, Kentucky

Burial is at Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery in Carrollton, Michigan

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