Aitken, Tristan, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
13A-Field Artillery, General
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Officer)
Primary Unit
1995-2003, 13A, 3rd Infantry Division
Service Years
1995 - 2003
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Field Artillery

Captain



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1971
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
State College
Last Address
Baghdad International Airport

Casualty Date
Apr 04, 2003
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Iraq
Conflict
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION 60 SITE 7869

 Official Badges 

3rd Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
GWOT Fallen
  2003, GWOT Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery3rd Infantry Division
  1995-2003, 13A, 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery
  1995-2003, 13A, 3rd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1998-1998 Operation Desert Thunder (Iraq)
  2001-2001 Operation Joint Guardian (KFOR)
  2003-2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
 Colleges Attended 
Texas Christian University
  1991-1995, Texas Christian University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 207-03
April 07, 2003


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DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY


The Department of Defense announced today that Capt. Tristan N. Aitken, 31, of State College, Pa., was killed in action Friday in Iraq. (4APR2003)

Incident: Killed in an ambush by a shoulder-mounted rocket launcher near Baghdad's international airport. He was riding in the lead vehicle in an artillery supply convoy.

Aitken was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

   
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