Tributes

This Memorial Page Established by-:angela morgan sanders
In Honor Of david william thomas
David we will miss you dearly, you were a great dad to our son, thank you for been a great
man... David jr is all you and more you will live thur him and up above. see you when the lord
calls for me..

July 23, 2010
SFC Rod Brewer
In Honor Of SGT David W. Thomas, OEF, 06/27/2010
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 559-10
June 29, 2010


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DOD Identifies Army Casualties


            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were
supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            They died June 27 in Konar, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with small arms fire.  They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 327th
Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort
Campbell, Kentucky.

            Killed were:

            Staff Sgt. Eric B. Shaw, 31, of Exeter, Maine; and

            Sgt. David W. Thomas, 40, of St. Petersburg, Fla.

            For more information the media may contact the Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office at
270-798-3025.

            UPDATE:  July 1, 2010 - Spc. Thomas was posthumously promoted to Sergeant.

NOTE: We do not need to put this all on here.. Just the fact of his Posthumous Promotion..
Rod.                                                                         
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... David, you Will Never Be Forgotten..
Sgt. David W. Thomas
United States Army
KIA 27 June 2010, Afghanistan
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40, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade
Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; died June 27 in Konar,
Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire. Also
killed was Staff Sgt. Eric B. Shaw.