Unit: C Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard
MOS: 11B1O – Infantryman
Awards: Army Achievement 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: 29-Aug-1981
Hometown: Saucier, Mississippi
Marital status: Married to Sharon Varnado. One son: Kannon Joshua Varnado.
Date of casualty: 23-May-2005
Age at death: 23
Cause of death: Hostile Death. Hostile Action.
Daniel Ryan Varnado was killed when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Haswa, Iraq.
Location of fatality: Haswa, Iraq
Place of interment: Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA