John Andrade

Andrade Sr., John Edward

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: I Co, 3d Squadron, 2d Stryker Cavalry Regiment

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

MOS: 11B10 – Infantryman

11B Awards

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Afghanistan NATO Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Deployments: 1st

Enlisted: 1 August 2009

Date of birth: 3 July 1991

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas

High School: Holmes High School

Married: Elizabeth M. Andrade

Children: John Edward Andrade Jr was his 8 month old son

Campaign: Afghanistan

Died: 7 August 2010

Age at death: 19

Cause of death: Killed in action – IED

Location of fatality: Der Khak Chupan Turah, Afghanistan

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Place of interment: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas

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