Whitaker, Marquis Antoine

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: HHT, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment

Duty station: Fort Polk, Louisiana

MOS: 88M – Motor Transport Operator

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon

Badges: Combat Action Badge, Marksman Badge – Rifle, Profiency Badge, Driver-W, Driver-T, Mechanic

Deployments: 1 in Iraq

Enlisted: 2002

Date of birth: 10-Jul-1983

Hometown: Columbus, Georgia

High School: Kendrick High School

Campaign: Iraq

Died: 28-Apr-2004

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Accident – Vehicle crash

Location of fatality: Tigris River, Iraq

Place of interment: Fort Benning Post Cemetery in Fort Benning, Georgia

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