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Military Police Officer Richard L. Straits | United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

Military Police Officer

Richard L. Straits

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Monday, February 19, 1951

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 17

Tour: 7 months

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

Location: North Carolina

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Private Richard Straits was killed in a single vehicle crash on Sycamore Dairy Road in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

His patrol car left the roadway as he rounded a curve.

Private Straits had served in the US Army for seven months.

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Pvt. Straits,
On today, the 65th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol
February 20, 2016

 

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