Bennedsen, Robert

Bennedsen, Robert Niels

Rank: First Lieutenant

Unit: HHC, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

MOS: 12C – Cavalry Officer

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 Action Badge, Air Assault Badge

Deployments: 1st

Commissioned: 2008

Commission Source: ROTC

Date of birth: 18 June 1985

Hometown: Vashon, Washington

High School: Vashon Island High School

College: Seattle University

Campaign: Afghanistan

Died: 18 July 2010

Age at death: 25

Cause of death: Killed in action – IED

Location of fatality: Qalat, Afghanistan

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Place of interment: Vashon Island Cemetery in Vashon, Washington

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