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Family and community bid farewell to Pfc. Adam Ross
AUG 4, 2012

An honor guard carries the flag-draped casket of Pfc. Adam Corey Ross to his final resting place.

Pfc. Adam Corey Ross was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star this afternoon as he was buried with full military honors at Wood Memorial Park. A large crowd attended funeral services at Fairview Baptist Church to say goodbye to their hometown hero.

Ross was killed July 24 in an ambush in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.

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Adam Ross: A story of love and loss
AUG 3, 2012

Pfc. Adam Ross

There’s little so gripping as a love story between a soldier and his childhood sweetheart.

Pfc. Adam Corey Ross lived to propose to Rachel “BB” Lowery. He died 7,500 miles from home in an ambush in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, protecting the same dreams of his “brothers” and countrymen.

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The community wraps its arms around a Fallen Hero
AUG 2, 2012

Those who knew Adam Ross or wished they had known him flooded the sidewalks three and four deep, their young and old faces etched with remorse and respect, pride and humility, hurt and solace.

At 1:24, the small charter plane taxied across the tarmac at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in Greer. It seemed to move gently to a stop at Stevens Aviation as if mindful of the precious cargo it carried. A few yards from a hearse, it rolled to a stop. When its deafening engines finally fell silent, all that could be heard was the sobbing of a young girl.

There was no breeze on this sweltering August afternoon. No shade as the family of Private First Class Adam Ross, killed July 24 in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, sat in folding chairs on the hot expanse of concrete beneath a hazy blue sky. No respite for the hundreds of friends and family and fellow soldiers who stood along the fence with American flags in their hands and tears in their eyes.

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Thousands wave flags, salute Pfc. Adam Ross upon his return home
AUG 2, 2012

Pfc. Adam Corey Ross, 19, came home today and thousands turned out to salute the fallen hero.

Men, women and children waved American flags, paused on the side of highways and downtown Greer and saluted Ross.

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Memorial service for Ross streamed from Italy
AUG 1, 2012

A memorial service for Pfc. Adam C. Ross will be streamed from Vicenza, Italy Thursday morning at 9 a.m. Eastern Time.

Ross was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy. He had been in Afghanistan for three weeks when he was killed in an ambush, the Department of Defense reported.

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Pfc. Adam Ross is coming home Thursday
AUG 1, 2012

Greer is preparing for a hero's welcome for the return of U.S. Army Pfc. Adam Ross, who was killed in Afghanistan last Tuesday. Ross arrives at Stevens Aviation at 1:19 p.m. and is scheduled to come through Greer shortly after that. The public is invited to welcome Ross home.

U.S. Army Pfc. Adam Ross, 19, is coming home Thursday.

Ross is scheduled to arrive at Stevens Aviation at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport at 1:19 p.m. Thursday where family, a military honor guard and the Patriot Guard will meet him.

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Pfc. Adam Ross remembered at Greer Idol finale
JUL 29, 2012

The family of U.S. Army Pfc. Adam Ross was given a long ovation by spectators at Greer Idol Friday night. Ross was killed in Afghanistan last Tuesday when he encountered small arms fire, according to the Department of Defense. Parents Dudley and Amanda Ross, their son, and Adam Ross' girlfriend, Rachel

Greer saluted U.S. Army Pfc. Adam Ross at Greer Idol Friday night with song, dedications and a heartfelt long ovation for his family attending the event. Ross was killed in Afghanistan last Tuesday when he was caught in an ambush.

Mike Lowery, Greer Idol emcee for the past six years, told the spectators he often questioned why he maintained emceeing the annual summer competition.  Friday night the answer came to him.

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Ross, 19, Lyman soldier, killed in Afghanistan
JUL 25, 2012

U.S. Army Pfc. Adam C. Ross, 19, of Lyman died Tuesday, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he encountered small arms fire, reported the U.S. Department of Defense. Ross is a graduate of Byrnes High School and his family is a member of Airport Baptist Church in Greer.

Army Pfc. Adam C. Ross, 19, of Lyman died Tuesday, July 24, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he encountered small arms fire, reported the U.S. Department of Defense.

Ross was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy. He had been in Afghanistan for three weeks when he was killed in an ambush, according to the Army.

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