Barreras, Martin Ray, CSM

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Last Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00Z-Command Sergeant Major
Last MOS Group
Branch Immaterial (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2009-2012, US Army Marksmanship Unit
Service Years
1988 - 2014
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom
Cold War Certificate
Presidential Certificate of Appreciation

Command Sergeant Major

Nine Service Stripes

Eight Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
San Antonio Military Medical Center

Casualty Date
May 13, 2014
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Not Specified
Location of Interment
South Lawn Memorial Cemetery - Tucson, Arizona
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 16, Block 27, Lot D, Space 8

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 1st Armored Division 75th Ranger Regiment

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Armor Shoulder Cord US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal

Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
GWOT Fallen
  2014, GWOT Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Master Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)Pathfinder BadgeMilitary Freefall Parachutist
Germany Jump Wings (Bronze)

 Unit Assignments
US Marine Corps2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment3rd Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), 1st Armored Division
Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force Afghanistan (CJSOTF-A)US Army Marksmanship Unit
  1983-1988, US Marine Corps
  1992-2014, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
  2008-2014, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment
  2008-2014, 3rd Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), 1st Armored Division
  2008-2014, Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force Afghanistan (CJSOTF-A)
  2009-2012, US Army Marksmanship Unit
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1989-1990 Operation Just Cause (Panama)
  1994-1995 Operation Uphold Democracy (Haiti)
  2003-2010 Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
  2010-2014 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SGM Barreras entered the Army in 1988 after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps for five years. After completing Advanced Individual Training, Airborne School, and 75th Ranger Regimental Indoctrination Program at Fort Benning, Georgia, he was assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Lewis, Washington. He was assigned to the 75th Ranger Regimental Training Unit at Fort Benning, Georgia in 2000. He has served every position including squad leader, platoon sergeant, first sergeant, Regimental Reconnaissance Company sergeant major, and Joint Special Operation Task Force sergeant major. He served multiple combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, and also deployed in support of Operation Just Cause in Panama and Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti.
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