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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Specialist
Service Years
2007 - 2009
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Home State
California
Specialist

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Afghanistan
Conflict
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
Location of Interment
Riverside National Cemetery - Riverside, California
Oct 17, 2009
OEF - Afghanistan
Description
Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan (OEF-A)
The Taliban
Seizing upon a power vacuum after the Soviets withdrew from Afghanistan after their invasion, the Taliban assumed the role of government fr
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2001 - 2014
Service to 2009
5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division
5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division
Rank
Specialist
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Specialist
2007 - 2009
HHC, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment
HHC, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment
Rank
Specialist
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Specialist
2007 - 2009
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2009
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Afghanistan Campaign Medal was awarded to Service members assigned or attached to a unit participating in Operation Enduring Freedom for 30 consecutive days or for 60 nonconsecutive days in Afghan... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2009
Global War on Terrorism (Expeditionary)
Criteria
Individuals authorized the award of this medal must have been deployed abroad for service in the Global War on Terrorism operations on or after September 11, 2001, and to a future date to be determine... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2009
Army Overseas Service Ribbon
Criteria
The Overseas Service Ribbon is awarded to all active members of the Army, the Army National Guard, and to Army Reservists who are credited with a normal overseas tour completed since August 1, 1981 (p... More
Description
Description Pending
2009
Army Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2008
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2008
Iraq Campaign Medal
Criteria
The area of eligibility encompasses all land area of the country of Iraq and the contiguous water area out to 12 nautical miles, and all air spaces above the land area of Iraq and above the contiguous... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2008
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Criteria
The Armed Forces Reserve Medal is awarded to United States Armed Forces Reserve component members (or former members) who complete (or have completed) a total of ten years service. This service need n... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2008
Army Service Ribbon
Criteria
The Army Service Ribbon is awarded to members of the Regular Army, National Guard, or Army Reserve for successful completion of initial entry training. In the case of personnel who receive a Military ... More
Description
Description Pending
2008
OIF/Iraqi Surge (2007-08)
Description
In the context of the Iraq War, the surge refers to United States President George W. Bush's 2007 increase in the number of American troops in order to provide security to Baghdad and Al Anbar Provinc... More
2007 - 2008
Service from 2007

 
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