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Christopher Burrell, Sgt., U.S. Army
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WASHINGTON - Despite losing a leg in combat, Army Sgt. Chris Alvin Burrell is focusing on his rehabilitation to one day return to what he calls his “normal day of work.”
U.S. Army Christopher Burrell

“My main focus right now is to heal properly and quickly in the right timeframe, and just make sure I’m healed to where I can return to duty,” said Burrell, who is assigned to the 16th Military Police Brigade’s 108th MP Company. <More

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Name: MSG Grasty
SGT Burrell You are what HEROS are made of! I believe that you will be able to do whatever you put your mind to do. You can do all things through Christ who strengthens you. Phil 4:13

Admin: MSG Grasty,
Thanks for your kind words about SGT Chris Burrell. Like you, I enjoyed his story, what an amazing soldier.

Name: Debbue Burrell
Son, I love you! You are my hero! Thank you for having the courage to tell your story. I am one proud Mama. Thank God for our support for the Wounded Warrio Program.

Name: tammy rodriguez
i have known chris for a long time we went to high school together and i never thought id ever see him like this but in all the memories i have of him seeing him now is one of the best he is a wonderful person and i thank god he is still with us u never no how much u care for some one until the worst happens u r my hero and i love u man..love your friend forever tammy michele rodriguez ps. we will never let that much x go by without speaking to one another ever again i would have never forgave myself if u didnt make it and i could see those pretty colored eyes ever again...much love to the burrell family u have a specail son and i no u are so proud and so are all of us..go army...

Name: Chesapeake Rite Aid friends
What's up, champ?! Dont throttle back, keep pushing forward. May God bless you and your family. With love- Rite Aid Friends (Tammy, Jen, Liz, Jill, and Tiff)

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