US Army Spc. James E. Dutton, from Checotah, Oklahoma, died on 31st March 2012 in Logar province, Afghanistan.
25-year-old Spc. Dutton served with the 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, based at Fort Bliss, Texas. The circumstances surrounding his death have not yet been released.
According to Dutton's Facebook page, he is married to Ellen Marie Dutton who also serves in the US Army. They frequently exchanged messages with each other on site. In one message to Ellen, he posted a quote by Winnie the Pooh: "If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus one day, so I never have to be without you," the quote reads.
Spc. Dutton leaves his wife Ellen, his parents James K. Dutton and Trina Dutton, and his sister, Roxanne Gibson.