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Spc Philip C. S. Schiller

Born: February 18, 1991 in Hartford, Connecticut
Died: April 11, 2012 in Kandahar, Afghanistan

Spc. Philip C. S. Schiller of The Colony, Texas died at age 21 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Phil enlisted in June 2010 attending Army Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He arrived at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in November 2010. Schiller was serving his first deployment. Among his awards are, the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and the Combat Infantryman Badge. His civilian and military education includes a high school diploma (2010), Military Occupational Specialty 11B: Infantryman (2010) and Combat Lifesavers Course (2011). Philip was active in Reserve Officer’s Training Corps at The Colony High School where he graduated. He leaves his father Erik Schiller, mother Robin Larsen and a sister Courtney Schiller. Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas – Sec 88 Site 16

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  1. AimHigh
    April 17th, 2012 at 14:47 | #1

    To the Family of Spc Philip Schiller,

    May you all feel the embrace of our Lord through this difficult time. Know that Philip will be remembered for his sacrifice, bravery and love of country. Rest in peace Spc Schiller you served your country with honor and dignity.
    God Speed Semper Fi
    The Magner Family

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