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Birth: Jul. 25, 1980 District Of Columbia, USA Death: Apr. 14, 2004 Baghdad, Iraq They shared everything, father and son. They shared the same name, Frank Kevin Rivers. They shared dreams, advice and words of inspiration. They often leaned on each other through rocky times.The son wanted to just be like his father, a soldier in the U.S. Army. So Frank K. Rivers Jr. joined the Army after graduating from high school in 1999. But the 23-year-old died April 14 in Mosul, Iraq, after collapsing during military training. His death remains under investigation by the Army. Spc. Rivers was sent to Iraq in November as a member of the 334th Signal Co., a part of the 2nd Infantry Division's Stryker Brigade Combat Team. The Army posthumously awarded Rivers a Bronze Star,
  • Service/branch: Army

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