Military Police Officer Richard L. Straits

Military Police Officer Richard L. Straits

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

End of Watch Monday, February 19, 1951

Richard L. Straits

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.

Bio

  • Age 17
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location North Carolina

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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

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

February 20, 2016

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