PFC Cory Kosters

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Cory Christian Kosters

BIRTH16 Jun 1987

Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA

DEATH5 Mar 2007 (aged 19)

Iraq

BURIALHouston National Cemetery

Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA Add to Map

PLOTSec S2 Site 306
MEMORIAL ID18301452 · View Source

 

Army Pfc. Cory C. Kosters 19, of The Woodlands, Texas; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died March 5 in Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit during combat operations. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Justin M. Estes, Staff Sgt. Robert M. Stanley, Sgt. Andrew C. Perkins, Spc. Ryan M. Bell and Spc. Justin A. Rollins.

You can read Cory’s obituary here, and here. Some of the many memories, and condolences received by the family can be found here.  You can see additional photos of Cory photos here (click on Gallery link).

Cory’s page in the Fallen Heroes Project can be found here. Several articles about Cory appeared in local the local press including his funeral service here and here.  A good way to get to know Cory can be found in this article that appeared in the Houston Chronicle in an interview of Senta Kostas, Cory’s mom.