A Hero’s 5K 2013

5K Walk & Run to say “Thank you!” to Upstate Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Airmen and Coast Guard who have fought, lived and died for our country.

In Memory:

PFC Geoffrey Whitsitt, 21, of Taylors, SC died Jan. 13 at Combat Outpost McClain, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 118th Military Police Company (Airborne), 503rd Military Police Battalion (Airborne), 16th Military Police Brigade (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.

The son of Steve and Debby Whitsitt, and brother of Steven Whitsitt, Geoff was a 2007 graduate of Greenville Technical Charter High School, where he was loved by the students, faculty, and staff.
From a very early age, Geoff knew that he wanted to be a soldier.  He was a Christian who expressed a great desire to serve the people of the country that he so loved.  You have served us well Soldier.  Godspeed Geoffrey, Godspeed.  AIRBORNE!


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