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A Soldier's Story: Staff Sergeant Baldwin "Bobo" Lovell Satchell


Staff Sergeant Baldwin "Bobo" Lovell Satchell was born on August 21, 1959, in Courtland, Alabama. He graduated from Courtland High School in 1978 and enlisted in the US Army in 1980. He was assigned to the 229th Supply and Service Company and deployed to the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield and the Gulf War in 1990.

On January 22, 1991, while in Saudi Arabia and still on deployment, Staff Sergeant Baldwin Satchell suffered a heart attack.  He rests at Calvary Memorial Gardens in Decatur, Alabama.


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