Derks, Brian Keith

IRAQ - DERKS, BRIAN KEITH
DERKS, BRIAN KEITH

Rank: Specialist

Unit: F Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B1O – Infantryman

Awards: 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 Infantryman‘s Badge

Date of birth: 12-Jul-1984

Hometown: White Cloud, Michigan

Next of Kin: Never Married

Campaign: Iraq

Date of casualty: 13-Aug-2005

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile Death. Hostile Action. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on mounted patrol in Baghdad.

Location of fatality: 344th CSH/Baghdad, Iraq

Place of interment: White Cloud Cemetery, White Cloud, Michigan, USA

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