Howard, Aaron Winship

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: 84th ENG Co, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment attached to the 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 12B10 – Combat Engineer

Howard Awards

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Army Commendation Medal with V, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with 2 Stars, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Suadia Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)

Date of birth: 9 January 1971

Hometown: Battle Creek, Michigan

Campaign: Operation Desert Storm

Died: 26 February 1991

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Killed in action – land mine

Location of fatality: Iraq

Place of interment: Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan

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Notes: Died clearing land mines for the Regiment’s Movement to Contact against the Iraqi Army.