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Name: Army Staff Sgt. Curtis A. Mitchell

Age: 28

From: McConnelsville, Ohio.

Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Incident: Army Staff Sgt. Curtis A. Mitchell was killed Dec. 12 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during combat operations in Baghdad.

Died: December 12, 2005

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Pentagon’s error upsets dead soldier’s family

Associated Press

A Pentagon error incorrectly listing Evansville, Ind., as the hometown of an Ohio soldier who died in Iraq has bewildered the man’s family, who wants the military to correct the mistake.

When the Defense Department announced Dec. 14 that Staff Sgt. Curtis “Tony” Mitchell had been killed two days earlier in Baghdad when a roadside bomb exploded under his tank, it listed Evansville as his “home of record.”

But Charlie Mitchell, the oldest of eight siblings, said his brother never lived in Evansville. Their parents live in southeastern Ohio, where Curtis Mitchell, 28, also grew up, joining the Army right out of high school in McConnelsville, Ohio.

Charlie Mitchell, who lives in Springfield, Ohio, said their mother is trying to get the Pentagon to set the record straight about her son, whose widow and stepson live in...


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BY DONNYDO on May 06, 2006
  Bring us, O Lord God, at our last awakening,

into the house and gate of heaven,

to enter into that gate, and dwell in that house where there shall be

no darkness nor dazzling, but one equal light;

no noise nor silence, but one equal music;

no fears nor hopes, but one equal possession;

no ends nor beginnings, but one equal eternity;

in the habitation of thy glory and dominion,

world without end. Amen.

My heartfelt condolences to the Mitchell family. May God give you peace in your heart and strength to carry on.

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