Ayers, Jonathan R, CPL

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Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2008-2008, 11B10, 173rd Airborne Brigade
Service Years
2006 - 2008
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom
Order of Saint Michael


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Casualty Date
Jul 13, 2008
Hostile, Died
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Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
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 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere Infantry Shoulder Cord 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Order of Saint Michael (Gold)

 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple Heart173rd Airborne Brigade AssociationCombat Infantrymen's AssociationIraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
173D Airborne Brigade Memorial Foundation
  2008, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, 173rd Airborne Brigade Association [Verified]
  2010, Combat Infantrymen's Association [Verified]
  2010, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2010, 173D Airborne Brigade Memorial Foundation [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
173rd Airborne Brigade
  2008-2008, 11B10, 173rd Airborne Brigade
  2008-2008, 11B10, 173rd Airborne Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2008-2008 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
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CPL Jonathan Ayers 1

4 MAY 1984  13 JULY 2008

Chosen Company , 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment

CPL Jonathan R. Ayers was born on 4 May 1984 in Atlanta, Georgia.  He enlisted in the U.S. Army on 26 April 2006.

After completing One Station Unit Training and graduating from Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia, CPL Ayers reported to Vicenza, Italy and was assigned to Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment where he most recently served as an M249 Machine Gunner. 

CPL Ayers deployed in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM VIII in May 2007.  While serving in Afghanistan, CPL Ayers participated in numerous combat patrols and air assault operations.  He also helped defend Combat Outpost Bella  a remote, platoon-size, coalition outpost in northeastern Afghanistan.

CPL Ayers awards include: Bronze Star Medal (Posthumous), Purple Heart (Posthumous), Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal (Posthumous), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Basic

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