Arsenault, Brian K., SPC
Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Specialist
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Last Unit
2012-2014, 11B20, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)/B Company
Service Years
2011 - 2014
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom

Specialist


One Service Stripe



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1986
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Northborough
Last Address
Fort Bragg

Casualty Date
Sep 04, 2014
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Afghanistan
Conflict
Global War On Terror/Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
Location of Interment
Howard Street Cemetery - Northboro, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Belgian Fourragere 82nd Airbone Division


 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne


 Military Association Memberships
Global War on Terrorism FallenHHBN
  2014, Global War on Terrorism Fallen [Verified]
  2014, 82nd Airborne Division Association, HHBN (Fallen Member (Honor Roll)) (Fort Bragg, North Carolina)

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Parachutist (Basic)
M-203 Grenade Launcher

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  2011, Fort Benning, GA (1st Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment (OSUT)), A/1
 Unit Assignments
504th Parachute Infantry Regiment/1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
  2012-2014, 11B20, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)/B Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2013-2014 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
September 5, 2014

Release # 14-09-001


FORT BRAGG, N.C - An 82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper died Sept. 4, in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his unit was engaged by enemy small-arms fire.

Spc. Brian K. Arsenault, a 28-year-old Paratrooper from Northborough, Massachusetts, was a grenadier with B Company, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Abn. Div.

“We have suffered a great loss in the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment and express our deepest condolences.  Spc. Arsenault was an exceptional Paratrooper and a valued member of our team,” said Lt. Col. Chris Hockenberry, Arsenault’s battalion commander.  “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time.”

Arsenault enlisted in the Army in November 2011. Upon completion of one-station unit training, he completed the basic airborne course at Fort Benning, Georgia. He arrived at Fort Bragg, North Carolina in 2012, and was assigned to 1st BCT in November of 2013.

Arsenault’s awards and decorations include the Purple Heart Medal, Army Commendation Medal (one oak-leaf cluster), Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, the Combat Infantryman Badge and the Basic Parachutist Badge.
   
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