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Sgt Kristopher Dan Rodgers
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1978
Lagrange
Lagrange County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 2008, Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Kristopher D. Rodgers of Sturgis, Michigan was a 1998 graduate of Lakeland High School in LaGrange, Indiana. He was an avid sports fan and followed the Chicago Bears, Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Detroit Red Wings among others. He seem to know the stats of every team. He also enjoyed food, fishing and playing golf. He entered the Army in November 2002 as an infantryman. Serving in the Army for about eight years, he toured Iraq before leaving for Afghanistan. His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation with distinguishing device "V", Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Air Assault Badge and Driver and Mechanic Badge. His father, Grandfathers; James Smith and Bill Rodgers and brother-in-law; Shaun Reaper preceded him in death. Kristopher died at age 29 in Korengal, Afghanistan, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He leaves a wife and their 3 year old son.

Army
1st Battalion
26th Infantry Regiment
3rd Brigade Combat Team
1st Infantry Division
Fort Hood, Texas 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Other.
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Aug 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29141634
Sgt Kristopher Dan Rodgers
Added by: Elizabeth Reed
 
Sgt Kristopher Dan Rodgers
Added by: Elizabeth Reed
 
Sgt Kristopher Dan Rodgers
Added by: Elizabeth Reed
 
 
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