Corwin Mario Burrowes

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Columbus, GA

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Staff Sergeant Corwin Mario Burrowes joined the Army in 2010. He deployed to Afghanistan in 2013 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. During his career, Burrowes served as a Team Leader, Platoon Medic, and Special Operations Combat Medic. He was killed in a Humvee accident in Ft. Bragg, SC, just before his 25th birthday on May 25th (Memorial Day that year).

Mario was a great husband, son, brother, and “dog dad.” He is missed by many for his kindness and big beautiful smile. He was very athletic, wresting and playing football in high school. He loved NFL Football and his favorite team, the Atlanta Falcons! He was also a true “Mama’s boy,” calling, texting, or Facetiming daily.

Staff Sergeant. Burrowes’ mother remembers, “Mario once aided a homeless man, first in the hospital where he trained, then later seeing the same patient sitting outside the hospital with no place to go, he took the gentleman to buy food and warm clothes. He was a loving kind soul.”

Age: 24

Date of Death: May 11, 2017

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