Prentler, Joseph

Prentler, Joseph Thomas

Rank: Specialist

Unit: G Co, 3d Squadron, 2d Stryker Cavalry Regiment

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

MOS: 11B10 – Infantryman

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

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Deployments: 1st

Date of birth: 11 February 1990

Hometown: Fenwick, Michigan

High School: Carson City-Crystal High School

Campaign: Afghanistan

Died: 4 October 2010

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Killed in action – IED

Location of fatality: Mama Kariz, Afghanistan

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