Monday, August 28, 2006

Army Cpl. Shannon L. Squires

Remember Our Heroes

Cpl. Shannon L. Squires, 25, of Virginia Beach, Va.,

Cpl. Squires died in Brooke Army Medial Center, San Antonio, Texas on Aug. 28, of injuries sustained along Main Supply Route Tampa, Iraq on Apr. 21, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle during combat operations. Squires was assigned to the Army's 3rd Battalion, 321 Field Artillery Regiment, 18th Field Artillery Brigade, XVIIIth Airborne Corps Artillery, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Cpl. Shannon Lee Squires, 25, died Aug. 28, 2006, at the Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, as a result of injuries sustained in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

This was Cpl. Squires’ second tour of duty in Iraq.

He was a member of St. Gregory The Great Catholic Church and a graduate of Tallwood High School, Class of 1999.

He was a native of Alexandria, Va., and was the son of Ralph and Velma Squires.

He is survived by his brother, Mark Shane Squires of Virginia Beach; his paternal grandparents, Ralph and Kim Squires of Alexandria; maternal grandmother, Teresa Cruz; five aunts, Dale Gagliano, Daisy Reynoso, Zeny Sistoza, Linda Sistoza and Bessie Guzman; and six uncles, Henry Sistoza, Candido Sistoza, Rafael Sistoza, Elwood Guzman, Ronnie Reynoso and Kim Squires. He is also survived by nine cousins, Carol Garcia, Rachel Sistoza, Vincent Guzman, Ralph Sistoza, Ryan Reynoso, Brian Guzman, George Sistoza, Danny Sistoza and Edward Sistoza.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Gregory The Great Catholic Church by Father Mario Fulgenzi, OSB. Burial with full military honors will be in Colonial Grove Memorial Park.

Cpl. Shannon L. Squires died from combat injuries on 08/28/06.


presmanken said...

My deepest condolences for your loss, and my sincere gratitude for his service to country.
Kenneth Lee Squires
Charlotte, NC

Jono said...

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