Jarrell, Thomas

Rank: Specialist

Unit: 214th MP Co, 14th MP Brigade attached to the 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 31B – Military Police

Thomas Awards

Awards: Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with 2 Stars, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M device, Army Service Ribbon , Kuwait Liberation Medal (Suadia Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)

Badges: Marksmanship with Rifle, Pistol

Deployments: 1 Desert Storm

Date of birth: 18 March 1970

Hometown: Alexander City, Alabama

High School: Benjamin Russell High School

Married: Misty T. Jarrell

Campaign: Operation Desert Storm

Died: 3 March 1991

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Accident – Small Arms Fire

Location of fatality: Saudi Arabia

Place of interment: Hillview Memorial Park and Mausoleum in Alexander City, Alabama

Notes: Witness to the death stated, “They were sitting in a jeep, him and another boy, and the other boy was cleaning his rifle and it discharged and hit Randy in the chest”

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