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Sgt Andrew Joseph Derrick
Birth: May 6, 1980
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 2005
Baghdad, Iraq

Sgt. Andrew J. Derrick of Columbia, South Carolina was born a son of Suzanne and Butch and was a 1998 graduate of Marion Military Institute and attended Francis Marion University. Joe played and lettered in football, baseball, & basketball. He was named Class of 1998 "Best All Around Athlete" and 1998 Alabama All Star Baseball team. Joining the SC National Guard where he was sent to Bosnia; he then joined the United States Army. Joe had proposed to his fiance Sgt Shaunna Miller. His Military ribbons include: Bronze Star, Purple Heart,Army Achivement Medal with oak leaf cluster, Combat Action ribbon, Korean Defense medal, Good Conduct Medal among others. Son, Brother, Friend, Soldier, Patroit. He was killed when his dismounted team came under attack by enemy forces using small-arms fire near Baghdad. He was 25.

Army
411th Military Police Company
720th Military Police Battalion
89th Military Police Brigade
Fort Hood, Texas 
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Oct 02, 2005
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