Sanchez, Paul, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Military Police Corps
Last Primary MOS
31B-Military Police
Last MOS Group
Military Police Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2005-2007, 91st Military Police Battalion/543rd Military Police Company
Service Years
2000 - 2007
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom


Two Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Irving, TX

Casualty Date
Jan 14, 2007
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Other Explosive Device
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Army Military Police 1st Infantry Division 10th Sustainment Brigade

 Unofficial Badges 

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Action 1st Award
Military Police

 Unit Assignments
121st Signal Battalion1st Infantry Division10th Sustainment Brigade91st Military Police Battalion
  2001-2004, 31R, 121st Signal Battalion
  2001-2004, 1st Infantry Division
  2005-2007, 10th Sustainment Brigade
  2005-2007, 91st Military Police Battalion/543rd Military Police Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2001-2002 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
  2004-2004 OIF/Transition of Iraq (2003-04)
  2004-2005 Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
  2004-2005 OIF/Iraqi Governance (2004-05)
  2006-2007 Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
  2006-2007 OIF/National Resolution (2005-07)
  2007-2007 OIF/Iraqi Surge (2007-08)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

NEWS RELEASE: Fort Drum military policeman killed in Iraq Jan. 14

FORT DRUM – A military police Soldier assigned to the 10th Sustainment Brigade was killed in Baghdad Jan. 14 when he was struck by an improvised explosive device during a combat operation.

Sgt. Paul T. Sanchez, 32, was assigned to the 91st Military Police Battalion's 543rd Military Police Company based at Fort Drum.

A native of Irving, Texas, Sanchez enlisted in the Army in October 2000 and trained at Fort Gordon Ga., to be a multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer.

His first assignment was as a transmission system operator with 121st Signal Battalion at Larson Barracks in Kitzingen, Germany. In June 2004 he was reassigned to serve as the driver for the commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division at Leighton Barracks in Wuerzburg, Germany.

In 2005, Sanchez retrained to be a military policeman and was assigned to Fort Drum in November 2005.

Sanchez previously deployed to Iraq with the 1st Infantry Division from February 2004 to February 2005.

His military education includes the Airload Planner Course, Military Police reclassification training, Field Sanitation Course and the Warrior Leader Course.

Sanchez' awards and decoration include the Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge and Driver Badge.

He is survived by his wife, who lives at Fort Drum, and his two children who live in Texas.



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