US Army Military Policeman, Specialist Michael Christopher Roberts
, was killed on 27th August 2011 by an insurgent bomb while conducting operations in Kandahar.
23-year-old Spc. Roberts, from Watauga, Texas, served with the 561st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He joined the Army in November 2007 and arrived at Fort Campbell in February 2011.
His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal and Driver and Mechanic Badge.
Spc. Roberts is survived by his parents, David and Kathy Roberts.