He is our family's special hero. Chris is a 2002 graduate of Anderson High School, Cincinnati, OH. He joined the 82nd Airborne Division upon graduation, June 2002. Chris completed Basics, Airborne, and was deployed in January 2003 to Afghanistan. He joined the army because he felt it was his duty to serve and protect his loved ones and his country.
Chris has seen the caves and villages of Afghanistan. He is now stationed to help distribute Humanitarian Aid to the people of this country. We expect his tour will be completed in time for him to be home this summer.
Chris is the hero of his Mom, Lynne, his sisters; Courtney and Casey, and his girlfriend, Sandra. The women in Chris's life hold him close in their hearts and miss him very much. They share their letters and phone conversations from him. They are very proud of this special man in their lives. He is loved and supported.
God Speed Private First Class Christopher J. Newsome!
Lynne F. Riesenberg