Parker, Saburant

Rank: Sergeant First Class

Unit: C Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard

MOS: 11B3O – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, Multinational Force and Observers Medal, NATO Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman‘s Badge

Date of birth: 22-May-1962

Hometown: Foxworth, Mississippi

Marital status: Married to Kitza Parker. Two daughters; Merissa and Sheliah. On step-son: Ramsey Cumpto

Campaign: Iraq

Date of casualty: 23-May-2005

Age at death: 43

Cause of death: Hostile Death. Hostile Action.
Saburant Parker was 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
Sgt. Daniel Ryan Varnado

Location of fatality: Haswa, Iraq

Place of interment: Valley River Cemetery, Andrews, North Carolina, USA

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