|Birth: ||Oct. 1, 1988|
|Death: ||Oct. 6, 2013, Afghanistan|
Army Sgt. Patrick C. Hawkins 25, of Carlisle, Pa., died October 6, 2013 while serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.; He died in Zhari District, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Also killed in the incident were 1st Lt. Jennifer Moreno, Sgt. Joseph Peters and Pfc. Cody Patterson.
Sgt. Hawkins "dedicated himself to serving our Nation and ultimately gave his life in her defense," said Col. Christopher S. Vanek, Commander of the 75th Ranger Regiment. "Those who knew him understood he was man of character and commitment. He excelled as a Ranger Team Leader, always leading from the front and highly respected by all of his fellow Rangers who fought with him. His loss is felt by the entire Regiment." Hawkins is survived by his wife, Brittanie M. Hawkins, of Lansing, Kansas and his parents, Roy and Shelia Hawkins, of Carlisle, Pa.
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 60 Site 10505
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Oct 08, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118397855