Friday, August 5, 2011

US Army Pfc. Cody Baker

10th Mountain Division Private 1st Class Cody G. Baker was one of two US Army soldiers killed from the blast of an insurgent bomb that detonated against their patrol vehicle in Wardak province. He died on 3rd August 2011.

19-year-old Pfc. Baker, from Holton, Kansas, served with the 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment based at Fort Polk, Louisiana. He joined the Army in June 2010 and deployed to Afghanistan in November 2010.

His awards include the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart, among others. Army officials said Pfc. Baker is survived by his mother and stepfather.

Also killed in the same incident was 21-year-old Pfc. Gil Morales Del Valle.


  1. to the friends and family of cody may god be with you...i met cody during my military carreer and i can tell you he was a great person.R.I.P. PFC Baker.thank you for your service brother.

  2. Although I didnt know PFC Baker I grew up in a small town about 15 minutes from Holton, Ks...I cant help but feel so much pain and saddness for this young mans family and friends. I just want to thank you for the sacrifice you made in protecting our country and fighting for our freedom. You truely are an American Hero and I find it amazing the amount of strength and bravery such a young 19 year old soul had!


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