Wheeler, Joshua Lloyd, MSG

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2004-2015, 11B10, US Army Special Operations Command (Airborne) (USASOC)
Service Years
1995 - 2015
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom


Ranger
Master Sergeant


Six Service Stripes



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1975
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Roland
Last Address
Hawija, At-Tamim, Iraq

Casualty Date
Oct 22, 2015
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Iraq
Conflict
Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR)
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 2nd Ranger Battalion Army Special Operations Command


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
75th Ranger Regiment AssociationWorldwide Army RangersGWOT Fallen
  2004, 75th Ranger Regiment Association [Verified]
  2004, Worldwide Army Rangers
  2015, GWOT Fallen [Verified]

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Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR)
Start Year
2014
End Year
2998

Description

As of 15 October 2014, the U.S. military operation name Operation Inherent Resolve officially refers to the US's military actions against ISIL, specifically the campaign in Iraq and the campaign in Syria.

Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) is the U.S. military's operational name for the military intervention against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, in the vernacular, Daesh), including both the campaign in Iraq and the campaign in Syria.
Unlike their coalition partners, and unlike previous combat operations, no name was initially given to the conflict against ISIS by the U.S. government. The decision to keep the conflict nameless drew considerable media criticism.
The U.S. decided in October 2014 to name its military efforts against ISIS as "Operation Inherent Resolve"; the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) news release announcing the name noted that:

    According to CENTCOM officials, the name INHERENT RESOLVE is intended to reflect the unwavering resolve and deep commitment of the U.S. and partner nations in the region and around the globe to eliminate the terrorist group ISIL and the threat they pose to Iraq, the region and the wider international community. It also symbolizes the willingness and dedication of coalition members to work closely with our friends in the region and apply all available dimensions of national power necessary—diplomatic, informational, military, economic—to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL.

The Defense Department announced at the end of October 2014 that troops operating in support of Operation Inherent Resolve after 15 June were eligible for the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal. Service areas are: Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates, as well as troops supporting the operation in the Persian Gulf, the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea east of 25 degrees longitude. The medal is approved retroactively beginning 15 June, the Pentagon said.

   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
2014
To Year
2015
 
Last Updated:
Oct 23, 2015
   
Personal Memories
   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

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