Rank: Sergeant First Class
Unit: Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
MOS: 88N4O – Transportation Management Coordinator
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon
Badges: Combat Action Badge
Date of birth: 7-Oct-1968
Hometown: Long Beach, California
Marital status: Married to Roxanne Collins. Two children; Princess Jazmine and Kevin.
Incident date: 4-May-2005
Date of casualty: 24-May-2005
Age at death: 36
Cause of death: Hostile Death. Hostile Action.
Randy Duane Collins died at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Marland of injuries sustained May 4, 2005 during a mortar attack in Mosul, Iraq.
Location of fatality: Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Place of interment: Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California, USA