Thursday, June 02, 2011

to the friends and family of army specialist richard charlton emmons iii

i am so very sorry for your loss. my thoughts are with you. 

Army Specialist From Granby Dies In Afghanistan

An army specialist from Granby was killed in action in Afghanistan after his vehicle was hit by a rocket propelled grenade, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday.

Richard Charlton Emmons III, 22, was the driver on a mounted patrol in Logar Province when his vehicle was hit Tuesday.

The Department of Defense said Emmons died of shrapnel injuries in the attack. He was pronounced dead at a military hospital..............
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