Christopher Lee Burford
Hometown: Hubert, N.C., USA
Occupation: Electronics technician third class, U.S. Navy
Location: Ground, Pentagon
Christopher Lee Burford, of Hubert, N.C., joined the Navy shortly after finishing high school. The 23-year-old started his career at the Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Ill.
He then moved to the Fleet Training Center in Norfolk for a three-month stint before joining the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Telecommunications Center at the Pentagon in June 2000. Burford, a petty officer third class, was an electronics technician.
Source: The Washington Post, AP and washingtonpost.com
The profiles in this feature were written in the months following Sept. 11, 2001.
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