Alan N. Gifford

Age: 39
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: First Sergeant
Unit: 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division
Station: Fort Stewart, GA

Killed in Action: September 16, 2005
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
Campaign: Operation Iraqi Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star, Purple Heart

Hometown: Wareham, MA
Family: He is survived by his wife Beth and son, Mitchell of Richmond Hill, GA; mother, Hedviga Gifford of Concord, NC; father, Douglas and step-mother, Susan Gifford of Wareham, MA; paternal grandfather, Clarence Gifford of Wareham, MA; brothers, Andre and his wife, Loretta of Concord, NC and Anthony and his wife Angela of Tallahassee, FL.