|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1983|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 2009|
Marine Sgt. Cartwright was killed, November 7, 2009 while supporting combat troops in Afghanistan.
Cartwright was assigned to the 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Pendleton, California.
He joined the Marine Corps September 10, 2001, and was trained in reconnaissance. He was promoted to sergeant in 2006. He was on his fourth tour of duty in the Middle East.
His military awards include two Purple Hearts, Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal, two Combat Action Ribbons, Navy Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation, two Marine Corps Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, two Iraqi Campaign Medals, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, four Sea Service Deployment Ribbons, NATO Medal and two Certificates of Commendation.
He was the son of Michael and Carol Ann Cartwright of Union Bridge, Maryland, and the husband of Marissa Cartwright.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: laelliott
Record added: Nov 10, 2009
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