Private Joshua Cain Burrows, Class of 2005, died on November 26, 2006 while serving in Baghdad, Iraq. He and two other soldiers traveling in an Army vehicle were killed by a high explosive roadside mine. "Josh" leaves behind his 18-year-old wife Victoria and son Landon, born in April 2006. His mother Donna "Moseley" O'Neal  (Class of 1976) and stepfather Charles O'Neal of Bossier City, and a large extended family survive him. General Mike Rounds of Ft. Polk presented these awards to Joshua Burrows' widow and his mother: The Good Conduct Medal, The Bronze Star, and the Posthumous Purple Heart. His funeral service was held at 11 AM at the First Baptist Church of Bossier on December 5, 2006. Interment was at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Hall Summit afterwards. "Josh" was remembered as a dutiful soldier, a devoted, and loving father.
Lest We Forget.

Landon, Josh and sister Rhiannon Gardner

In the picture below, Joshua Burrows lies in a casket draped with an American Flag  while behind him are 21 American Flags representing the Bearkats that also gave their lives for their country.


SSgt Michael Garcia,  KIA in Afghanistan  by an IED on July 4, 2011

Spc Matthew Ryan Tewell., veteran of  Iraq who later succumbed to the effects of PTSD on March 26-27, 2014