Friday, November 11, 2011

US Army Pfc. Cody Norris

20-year-old US Army Private 1st Class Cody R. Norris, from Houston, Texas, was killed in action in Kandahar province on 9th November 2011 during a contact with enemy forces who had attacked his unit with small arms fire.

Pfc. Norris was serving with the Fort Riley, Kansas based 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. This was his first deployment to Afghanistan.

His awards include the Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, the NATO medal, and the Combat Infantryman Badge.

Pfc. Norris leaves his father Reese Norris, mother Terri Vegil-Norris, and older brother, Michael, among other relatives and friends.


  1. Rip Battle Buddy, you were a great friend!

    -Banks, Gregory Jr

  2. RIP Cody....thank you for sacrifice....words just aren't adequate....To Cody's family....I am so very sorry....He was a true American hero...Prayers for you all from Tennessee.

  3. small arms they got that wrong .

  4. Is he not being buried here in Houston? I couldnt find an obit for him in the Houston Chron. I would like to show my respects at least.. Hooah! Wife of a 22 YR Army Retired Veteran and the Mother of an Active US Marine

  5. I heard of your loss from a friend at church. Although I do not know you, it could have been my son, and my heart weeps for you!

  6. To Dee and the other parents of heros for this country. Cody will be buried in LaPorte. The date and time has not been set due to the military releasing of "OUR HERO". We thank each and everyone of you for your prayer and kind words. Our prayer will continue for all the heros in harms way. Thanks, Grandma Net and Grandpa Terry Elliott


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