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Russell H. Nahvi

Russell H. Nahvi

Died: October 19, 2005

Rank: Specialist

Unit: 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division

Branch: U.S. Army

Specialist Russell H. Nahvi lost his life on October 19, 2005, when the patrol he had volunteered for was ambushed in Balad, Iraq. The 24-year-old combat medic was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd In­fantry Division, out of Fort Stewart, Georgia in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Nahvi’s friends and family said their final farewells to him on October 29, 2005, at the Emerald Hills Memorial Chapel, after which he was laid to rest at Emerald Hills Memorial Park in Kennedale, Texas.

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