Martin, Wyatt, SPC

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
12B10-Combat Engineer
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2012-2014, 12B10, HHC, 3rd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
Service Years
2012 - 2014
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom


Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
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Casualty Date
Dec 12, 2014
Hostile, Died of Wounds
IED-Improvised Explosive Device
Not Specified
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
Location of Interment
Mount View Memorial Gardens - Mesa, Arizona
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

1st Cavalry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Engineer Shoulder Cord

 Military Association Memberships
OIF/OEF Fallen
  2015, OIF/OEF Fallen

 Ribbon Bar


 Unit Assignments
1st Air Cavalry Division (Airmobile) 1965-72
  2012-2014, 12B10, HHC, 3rd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2013-2014 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

MESA, AZ - A member of the armed forces from Arizona was killed Friday in Afghanistan, according to The Department of Defense.

Spc. Wyatt J. Martin, a 22-year-old Mesa resident, was one of two men killed when an enemy attacked their vehicle with an explosive on Dec. 12, 2014.

He was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in the Parwan Province.

Martin and fellow soldier Sgt. 1st Class Ramon S. Morris from New York were assigned to the 3rd Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division of Fort Hood, Texas.

It was "just like you see on the movies," Martin's mother, Julie, said of learning of her son's death. "The two guys show up at the door... I just said [to them], 'Don't start talking, don't say a word.'"

"He told his sister this summer... 'If something happens to me, know [that] I went happy,'" Wyatt's father, Brian, said.

Wyatt's parents said he joined the Army because he wanted to give back. After his time in the Army, Wyatt planned to go to Michigan State University and then become a fish and game officer, his parents said.

Julie shared a picture of Wyatt fishing in the family pool when he was a young boy.

She said her son loved the outdoors.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday in honor of Martin.

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Army Spc. Wyatt J. Martin

Died December 12, 2014 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom

22, of Mesa, Ariz., died Dec. 12 in Parwan province, Afghanistan, of wounds caused by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to 2nd Sq, 3rd Cav Regt, 1st Cav Div, Fort Hood, Texas.

2 soldiers killed in IED blast were combat engineers

Sgt. 1st Class Ramon Sheldon Morris was on his fifth deployment when he was killed Friday in Afghanistan, the Defense Department reported Monday.

Morris, 37, and Spc. Wyatt Joseph Martin, 22, were killed Friday in Parwan province when a roadside bomb struck their vehicle.

The two combat engineers were assigned to 2nd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Morris, whose home of record is listed as New York, New York, joined the active-duty Army in February 1996.

He was assigned to 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, in March 2012.

His deployments include serving in Korea from February 2002 to February 2003; supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom from July 2003 to April 2004, March 2005 to March 2006 and November 2007 to February 2009; and supporting Operation Enduring Freedom from June to December this year.

Morris' awards include a Bronze Star Medal, three Meritorious Service Medals, four Army Commendation Medals, six Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medals, Afghan Campaign Medal with campaign star, Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge and the Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver Wheeled Vehicle.

Martin, from Mesa, Arizona,entered active duty in August 2012 as a combat engineer. He was assigned to 1st Cavalry Division in June and deployed that month.

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