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    Courtesy Photo | Chief Warrant Officer Christopher R. Thibodeau was killed in action May 26 in Afghanistan.... read more read more

    FORT HOOD, TX, UNITED STATES

    05.31.2011

    Courtesy Story

    Fort Hood Public Affairs Office

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The Department of Defense announced May 27 the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Chief Warrant Officer Christopher R. Thibodeau, 28, whose home of record is listed as Chesterland, Ohio, died May 26 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his helicopter crashed during combat operations.

    Thibodeau joined the military in August 2006. Thibodeau, an AH-64D attack pilot, was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Hood, since August 2009.

    Thibodeau deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom during the summer of 2010.

    Thibodeau's awards and decorations include an Air Medal, two Army Achievement Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon and Army Service Ribbon.

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    Date Taken: 05.31.2011
    Date Posted: 05.31.2011 11:04
    Story ID: 71363
    Location: FORT HOOD, TX, US 

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