Unit: C Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard
MOS: 11B1O – Infantryman
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon
Badges: Combat Infantryman‘s Badge
Date of birth: 9-Jun-1978
Hometown: Biloxi, Mississippi
Next of Kin: Married to Amanda Campbell Barron. Two daughters; Jaden Barron and Hayley West.
Date of casualty: 23-May-2005
Age at death: 26
Cause of death: Hostile Death. Hostile Action. Killed when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Haswa, Iraq. Four Mississippi Guardsmen were killed in this incident: Spc. Bryan Edward Barron, Spc. Audrey Daron Lunsford, Staff Sgt. Saburant Parker and Sgt. Daniel Ryan Varnado.
Location of fatality: Haswa, Iraq
Place of interment: Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA