Pionk, Matthew Ignatius

Rank: Sergeant First Class

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

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

MOS: 11B10 – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal with OLC, Purple Heart Medal

Badges: Combat Infantry Badge

Deployments: 2 in Iraq

Enlisted: 1998

Commission Source: Na

Date of birth: 10-Oct-1977

Hometown: Superior, Wisconsin ,

High School: Superior Wisconsin High School

Married: Yes

Children: 3

Campaign: Iraq

Died: 9-Jan-2008

Age at death: 30

Cause of death: Killed in action – House born IED

Location of fatality: Sinsil, Iraq

Place of interment: Calvary Cemetery in Superior, Wisconsin