AIRMAN 1ST CLASS LEEBERNARD E. CHAVIS – U.S. Air ForceHometown / City: HAMPTON, VA HAMPTON (CITY)
Date of Death: Saturday, October 14, 2006
Conflict: Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq)
Branch: U.S. Air Force
Rank: Airman 1st Class
Unit: 824TH SECURITY FORCES SQUADRON, MOODY AFB, GA Birth: Feb. 23, 1985
Death: Oct. 14, 2006 A US Air Force honor guard carried the casket of Airman First Class Leebernard Chavis during burial services at Arlington National Cemetery today in Arlington, Virginia.
Chavis was killed October 14, 2006 in Iraq by a sniper’s bullet and was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart for bravey. More U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq in October than in any other month of the year.
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US AIR FORCE Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery