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.
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: Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
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