Arnette, Jason, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11H10-Heavy Anti-Armor Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2005-2007, 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division
Service Years
2002 - 2007
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Staff Sergeant

Two Service Stripes

One Overseas Service Bar

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Apr 01, 2007
Hostile, Died
IED-Improvised Explosive Device
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

10th Mountain Division Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple HeartGWOT Fallen
  2013, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, GWOT Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division
  2005-2007, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment
  2005-2007, 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2007-2008 OIF/Iraqi Surge (2007-08)
 Colleges Attended 
John Tyler Community College
  2001-2002, John Tyler Community College
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
ARNETTE Staff Sgt. Jason Russell Arnette, U. S. Army 2-14 Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division out of Fort Drum, New York, died in Baghdad, Iraq on April 1, 2007 as a result of injuries sustained on March 31. He was one of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. He was 24 years old. Staff Sgt. Arnette was born in Henrico County and was a resident of Amelia County. He was a 2001 graduate of Amelia County High School, where he was an Air Force JROTC cadet. He attended John Tyler Community College prior to enlisting in the Army in 2002. He was trained at Fort Benning, Ga., and was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment at Camp Greaves, South Korea. He was reassigned to 2-14 Infantry, 10th Mountain Division (the "Golden Dragon" Battalion) in November 2003. Sgt. Arnette served in Iraq from December 2003 to March 2004, and again from January 2005 to June 2005. This was his third deployment to Iraq. Staff Sgt. Arnette's military education included the EMT/ Paramedic Refresher Course, Warrior Leader Course, Combat Lifesaver Course, and the Dragon Anti-tank Missile Trainer Course. His awards and decorations include the Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Service Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, and Combat Infantryman Badge. Sgt. Arnette is survived by his beloved wife of two and a half years, Shenandoah Sky Arnette of Amelia; his mother, Michelle Arnette of Burkeville; his sisters, Tonya and Shelby Arnette of Amelia; his nephew and niece, Jake and Chloe Donovan of Amelia; his grandmother, Margaret Hotze of Chesterfield County; and a number of relatives, in-laws, and beloved family friends. He was preceded in death by his father, William Arnette, one year ago. Jason was deeply devoted to his family and friends, and was well-loved by all who knew him. A public memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2007 at 3 p.m. in the Amelia County High School auditorium in Amelia, Va. A private ceremony and interment will take place at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Jason Arnette Memorial Adoption Fund, which will be set up at Wachovia Bank in Amelia.
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