Martin, Wyatt Joseph, SPC
Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Specialist
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
12B10-Combat Engineer
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Last Unit
2012-2014, 12B10, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment/43rd Combat Engineer Company (CEC)
Service Years
2012 - 2014

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Home State
Arizona
Arizona
Year of Birth
1992
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mesa
Last Address
Parwan province, Afghanistan

Casualty Date
Dec 12, 2014
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
IED-Improvised Explosive Device
Location
Afghanistan
Conflict
Global War On Terror/Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
Location of Interment
Maple Hill Cemetery - Charlotte, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: N-52

 Official Badges 

1st Cavalry Division


 Unofficial Badges 

Engineer Shoulder Cord


 Military Association Memberships
Global War on Terrorism FallenCrossed Sabers Chapter
  2014, Global War on Terrorism Fallen
  2014, 1st Cavalry Division Association, Crossed Sabers Chapter (Fallen Member (Honor Roll)) (Fort Hood, Texas) [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Action 1st Award

Engineer

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment
  2012-2014, 12B10, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment/43rd Combat Engineer Company (CEC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2014-2014 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Department of Defense officials announced the death of a Soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom Dec. 14.
 

Spc. Wyatt Joseph Martin, 22, whose home of record is listed as Mesa, Arizona, died Dec. 12 in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.
 

Martin entered active duty service in August 2012 as a combat engineer. He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, since June 2014.
 

Martin deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from June to December 2014.
 

Martin 's awards and decorations include an Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.

Wyatt will be buried at Mariposa Gardens Memorial Park, Mesa, Maricopa County, AZ. 
 

   
Comments/Citation
Wyatt joined the Army because he wanted to give back. Wyatt loved the outdoors. After his time in the Army, Wyatt planned to go to Michigan State University and then become a fish and game officer. Wyatt graduated from Skyline High School in Mesa.

Wyatt is survived by his parents Brian and Julie, sisters Katie and Beth, grandparents Joe and Joan Martin, Uncles: David Martin, Jeff Martin, Roger Martin, Scott Grace and Rob Grace, Aunts Katie Dornbos, Susan Fedele and Cindy Jewell and also his several adoring and co-mischievous cousins. 
   
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