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This Memorial Page Established by-Kerri Griffin Causley
In Honor Of SGT Christopher T. Griffin
SGT Christopher T. Griffin was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on 10 April 1985. He
graduated from Rudyard High School in Rudyard, Michigan in June 2004 and enlisted in the
U.S. Army in June 2004. Christopher completed Basic Combat Training and Advanced
Individual Training at Fort Knox, KY. SGT Griffin's first assignment was to the Republic of
Korea, where he served from November 2004 to November 2005. Following his tour in Korea,
SGT Griffin was reassigned to 3rd Squardron, 61st Calvalry Regiment at Fort Carson,CO
where he was deployed to Iraq in 2006 on a 15-month tour. In May 2009, He deployed to
Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom X serving as a Scout in 3rd Platoon,B
Troop, at Combat Outpost Keating.  SGT Griffin's awards and decorations include the Bronze
Star Medal, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good
Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Bronze
Service St!
ar, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Army Service
Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon(Numeral 3), the NATO Medal, and the Combat Action
Badge.   Seven other Soldiers were KIA with SGT Griffin on 3 October 2009. They are, SSG
Justin T. Gallegos, SSG Vernon W. Martin, SGT Joshua M. Hardt, SGT Joshua J. Kirk, SGT
Michael P. Scusa, SPC Stephan L. Mace and PFC Kevin C. Thomson.

February 11, 2017
Anne Harrison
An American Hero.  God bless him.  R.I.P.

August 25, 2010
SFC Rod Brewer
In Honor Of SPC Christopher T. Griffin, 24,OEF, Oct 3,2009
Arlington
at Christmas
Rest
easy, sleep well my brothers.
Know
the line has held, your job is done.
Rest
easy, sleep well.
Others
have taken up where you fell, the line has held.
Peace,
peace, and farewell...
Specialist Griffin..  Fallen NEVER Forgotten...  In God We Trust
SFC Rod Aug 25,2010
Spc. Christopher T. Griffin
United States Army
KIA 03 October 2009, Afghanistan
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24, of Kincheloe, Mich.; assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade
Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Oct. 3 at COP Keating, Afghanistan,
of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his contingency outpost with small arms,
rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires. Also killed were Sgt. Justin T. Gallegos, Sgt. Joshua
M. Hardt, Sgt. Joshua J. Kirk, Spc. Stephan L. Mace, Staff Sgt. Vernon W. Martin, Sgt. Michael P.
Scusa and Pfc. Kevin C. Thomson.