Atkins, Shawn, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Ordnance Corps
Last Primary MOS
63B-Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic/Wheel Vehicle Repairer
Last MOS Group
Ordnance (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2003-2004, 4th Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division
Service Years
2002 - 2004
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Private First Class



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1983
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
PARKER
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jun 14, 2004
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Cause
Location
Iraq
Conflict
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Location of Interment
Fort Logan National Cemetery - Denver, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

1st Armored Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
1st Armored Division AssociationGWOT Fallen
  2004, 1st Armored Division Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, GWOT Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Ordnance

 
 Unit Assignments
4th Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division
  2003-2004, 4th Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2003-2004 OIF/Transition of Iraq (2003-04)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Birth:  Jan. 3, 1984
Angeles
Central Luzon, Philippines
Death:  Jun. 14, 2004
Baghdad, Iraq

Soldier. Pfc. Shawn M. Atkins, 20, of Parker, Colo., died June 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, as a result of a non-combat injury. Atkins was assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 4th Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Hanau, Germany. Born at Clark Air Base, Phillipines, he was a 2002 graduate of Chaparral High School in Parker.

Atkins was nearing the end of his tour of duty when the accident occured. His duty was maintaining and repairing military trucks while in Iraq.

Atkins lettered in football and wrestling at Chaparral High School; he played as both an offensive and defensive lineman on the football team.

He waa the son of Jim and Sukie Atkins. Also survived by his brother, David Atkins; grandparents Jim and Sally Atkins, and Mr. and Mrs. Chong. 
   
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