Nettleton, Eric Marcel

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Unit: B Co, 1st Squadron, 2d Stryker Cavalry Regiment

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

MOS: 11B10 – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Afghanistan NATO Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Deployments: 1 in Iraq, 2 in Afghanistan

Enlisted: 2003

Date of birth: 20 June 1984

Hometown: Wichita, Kansas

High School: Wichita West

Married: Ashley

Campaign: Afghanistan

Died: 5 January 2011

Age at death: 26

Cause of death: Killed in action – IED

Location of fatality: Fob Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan

Place of interment: Ascension Cemetery in Bel Aire, Kansas

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