Mixon, Justin Ray

Rank: Corporal

Unit: 1st Squadron, 2d Stryker Cavalry Regiment

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

MOS: 11B10 – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon

Enlisted: 2005

Date of birth: 30 Aug 1985

Hometown: Bogalusa, Louisiana

Married: Tia

Campaign: Iraq

Died: 1 Jun 2008

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Killed in action – IED

Location of fatality: Baghdad, Iraq

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Place of interment: Mixon Family Cemetery in Amite, Louisiana

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