Monday, February 25, 2013

US Marine Staff Sergeant Jonathan Davis killed in Helmand

34-year-old US Marine Staff Sgt. Jonathan D. Davis, from Kayenta, Arizona, was killed during operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on 22nd February 2013. Sgt. Davis served with Headquarters Battalion, 32nd Georgian Liaison Team, part of the 1st Marine Division based at Camp Pendleton, California.

Sgt. Davis, of the Navajo Nation, joined the US Marine Corps in October 1997. His awards and medals include the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the NATO Medal-ISAF Afghanistan, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal.

He is the first reported foreign military fatality in Afghanistan for over a month.

More information to follow.

1 comment:

  1. While we shed tears on Navajo, there is a celebration in heaven (a reunion of those who have gone before you). God speed, Sgt. Davis..


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