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Christopher F. Sitton

Christopher F. Sitton

Died: August 19, 2006

Rank: Corporal

Unit: C Company, 710th Combat Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Branch: U.S. Army

Corporal Christopher F. Sitton was killed August 19, 2006, when an improvised explo­sive device detonated near his convoy, which was then attacked by Taliban fighters. The convoy was passing near the border with Pakistan en route to deliver supplies to a hospital from Camp Blessing in Kunar, Afghanistan, while supporting Operation En­during Freedom. Two other Soldiers, one a fellow medic, died alongside the 21-year old Sitton. Sitton served as a combat medic with C Company, 710th Combat Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, out of Fort Drum, New York. He was buried with full military honors in the Grand View Cemetery near Montrose, Colo.

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