Studenmund, Scott, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Special Forces
Last Primary MOS
18B-Special Forces Weapons Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Special Forces (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2011-2014, 18B, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)/1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group
Service Years
2008 - 2014


Special Forces
Staff Sergeant


Two Service Stripes



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1989
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pasadena
Last Address
Gaza Village, Afghanistan

Casualty Date
Jun 09, 2014
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Accident
Location
Afghanistan
Conflict
Global War On Terror/Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan/Transition I (2011-14)
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 60 Site 10594

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Special Forces Group


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Global War on Terrorism Fallen
  2014, Global War on Terrorism Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Parachutist (Basic)Special Operations Diver
Carbine
Special Forces

 
 Unit Assignments
5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)/1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group
  2009-2011, 11B, Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC)
  2011-2014, 18B, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)/1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2014-2014 OEF - Afghanistan/Transition I (2011-14)
 Colleges Attended 
  2008-2009, Pitzer College
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Staff Sgt. Scott Studenmund is being remembered as a "brave, virtuous patriot." The 24-year-old Pasadena man is among five U.S. special operations forces killed an apparent case of "friendly fire" in Afghanistan.
The troops were on a security operation when a coalition jet, called in to help ward off a Taliban attack, mistakenly bombed them.
Studenmund was a graduate of Flintridge Preparatory School, where the headmaster called him a "beloved member of his class, an athlete a...nd a scholar."

   
Comments/Citation
 STAFF SGT. SCOTT STUDENMUND
DIED JUNE 9, 2014
OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM
Staff Sgt. Scott R. Studenmund, 24, of Pasadena, Calif., died June 9, 2014 of wounds sustained from an operation in Zabul Province, Afghanistan.
He was assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky., and was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Studenmund volunteered for the Special Forces 18B Program in 2009, and graduated from the Special Forces Qualification Course in 2011. Upon earning his Special Forces tab, he initially reported to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 5th SFG (A). He was then assigned to 1st Bn., 5th SFG (A) as a weapons sergeant.
His military education includes: Special Operations Target Interdiction Course, Combat Diver Course, Light Wheel Vehicle Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Special Forces Qualification Course, Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape Course, and U.S. Army Airborne School.
Studenmund's military awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, the Special Forces Tab, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Expert Infantryman Badge, the Parachutists Badge, the Special Operations Divers Badge, and the Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert-Carbine.
Studenmund is survived by his father, mother, and sister.
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