Shoecraft, Justin

Shoecraft, Justin Blue

Rank: Specialist

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

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

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

Deployments: 1st

Date of birth: 2 August 1982

Hometown: Elkhart, Indiana

High School: Elkhart Memorial High School

Married: Jessica

Campaign: Afghanistan

Died: 24 Aug 2010

Age at death: 28

Cause of death: Killed in action – IED

Location of fatality: Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan

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Place of interment: Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana

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