Remembering a Hero

U.S. Army Ranger and Tollesboro resident Christopher Wright an "incredibly talented young man who volunteered to serve his nation in a time of war and ultimately gave his life in her defense."


Chris has several awards to his credit, among them the Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with combat start, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon. He was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal and Purple Heart.


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Procession from the Fleming Mason Airport









Sources:  Family, Friends and The Ledger Independent.

As reported by The Ledger Independent on 24-Aug-2010