Hovater, Jason D., CPL

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2008-2008, 11B10, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
Service Years
2006 - 2008
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom

Corporal


One Service Stripe



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1983
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clinton
Last Address
Tennessee

Casualty Date
Jul 13, 2008
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Afghanistan
Conflict
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
Location of Interment
Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery - Knoxville, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Sec A Site 526

 Official Badges 

173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
GWOT Fallen
  2008, GWOT Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team
  2006-2006, 11B10, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  2006-2007, 11B10, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  2006-2008, 11B10, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team
  2008-2008, 11B10, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2008-2008 OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation II (2006-09)/Battle of Wanat
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Cpl. Jason D. Hovater, 24, of Clinton, Tenn.; was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy; died July 13 of wounds sustained when his outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades from enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan. Also killed were 1st Lt. Jonathan P. Brostrom, Sgt. Israel Garcia, Cpl. Jonathan R. Ayers, Cpl. Jason M. Bogar, Cpl. Matthew B. Phillips, Cpl. Pruitt A. Rainey, Cpl. Gunnar W. Zwilling and Pfc. Sergio S. Abad. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Hank Sullivan and Joseph and Lura Hovater. Jason died in the northeastern province of Kunar, where militants launched one of the deadliest attacks on United States troops since the 2001 invasion. 
   
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