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ET3 Christopher L. Burford, USN

Born October 4, 1977, 23 years old

Christopher Lee Burford, of Hubert, North Carolina, joined the Navy shortly after finishing high school. The 23-year-old started his career at the Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Illinois. 

He then moved to the Fleet Training Center in Norfolk, Virginia, 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 3rd Class, was an electronics technician. 


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The Pentagon Memorial was created to remember and honor those family members and friends who are no longer with us because of the events of September 11th, 2001 at the Pentagon.