Christopher Speer, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Christopher Speer

Recipient of the Purple Heart medal

Date of Birth: 09-Sep-1973

Place of Birth: Denver, Colorado, United States

Date of Death: 06-Aug-2002

Profession: combat medic

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About Christopher Speer

  • Sergeant First Class (SFC) Christopher James Speer (September 9, 1973 – August 6, 2002) was a U.S.
  • Army combat medic and an armed member of a special operations team who was fatally wounded during a skirmish in Afghanistan on July 27, 2002.
  • Speer, who was not wearing a helmet at the time because the mission called for indigenous clothing, suffered a head wound from a grenade and succumbed to his injuries approximately two weeks later.
  • Omar Khadr was charged and convicted of throwing the grenade that killed Speer.

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