Dickens, Tyler Joe


Rank: Corporal

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

MOS: 11B1O – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation 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, Expert Infantryman‘s Badge

Note: He was the sniper team leader.

Date of birth: 26-Jun-1984

Hometown: Columbus, Georgia

Next of Kin: Married to Elisha Dickens. One son; Austin.

Campaign: Iraq

Incident date: 6-Apr-2005

Date of casualty: 12-Apr-2005

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Non-Hostile Death. Overwhelming Sepsis. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio of injuries sustained April 6 when his guard tower caught fire in Mahmudiyah, Iraq.

Location of fatality: Fort Sam Houston, Texas, United States

Place of interment: Eastview Cemetery, Monroe, Georgia, USA

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