Sean Gaul

Gaul, Sean Michael

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Unit: HHT, 3d Squadron, 2d Stryker Cavalry Regiment

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

MOS: 11B10 – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon

Badges: Ranger Tab, Combat Infantry Badge, Parachute Badge, Expert Rifle Badge

Deployments: 3 in Iraq, 2 in Afghanistan

Enlisted: 1999

Date of birth: 25 June 1978

Hometown: Reno, Nevada

High School: Reed High School

Married: Yes

Children: Daughter

Campaign: Iraq

Died: 9 January 2008

Age at death: 29

Cause of death: Killed in action – House born IED

Location of fatality: Sinsil, Iraq

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Place of interment: Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia

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Notes: Sniper School Graduate, He was a member of the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps in high school.