Army Reserve memorializes facility for fallen Iraq War veteran
The U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division and Military Intelligence Readiness Command hosted a ceremony on Fort Belvoir April 23 to memorialize the Army Reserve Center here on Kingman Road in the name of Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton Jr., who served as a counterintelligence agent within the MIRC. He died of heat-related injuries Aug. 12, 2003, following a protracted firefight in Al-Hit, Iraq. Serving as the event's official party were: Maj. Gen. Deborah Kotulich, Deputy Chief of Army Reserve; Brig. Gen. Melissa Adamski, MIRC commanding general; Brig. Gen. Daniel Hershkowitz, 99th RD deputy commanding general; and Sharon Noble Eaton, Staff Sgt. Eaton’s mother. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Salvatore Ottaviano, 99th RD Public Affairs)