SFC Nelson D Trent

SFC Nelson D Trent

Birth
Texas, USA
Death 13 Dec 2012 (aged 37)
Kandahar, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60, Site 10323
Memorial ID 102192204 · View Source
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Staff Sgt. Nelson D. Trent, 37, of Austin, Texas, died Dec. 13 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, Fort Worth, Texas. Nelson was raised in Whitehouse, Texas and graduated from Whitehouse High School in 1993. Nelson's awards include the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, 6 Army commendation Medals, 3 Army Achievement Medals, 2 Army Good conduct Medals, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, 4 Iraq Campaign Medals with Bronze Service Star, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star, the Army Service Ribbon, 2 Overseas Service Ribbons, the NATO Medal, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Combat Action Badge, the Driver and Mechanic Badge with Wheeled Vehicle Clasp, the Expert Marksmanship Qualification Badge, the Texas Lone Star Distinguished Service Medal, The Texas Purple Heart, the Adjutant General's Individual Award, and the Texas Humanitarian Service Ribbon. Nelson is survived by his wife April; son David; daughter Camryn; parents, Nelson and Fritzi; sister Tracey and brother Brian.


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Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army

Gravesite Details Interred January 8, 2013

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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 15 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102192204
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SFC Nelson D Trent (5 Apr 1975–13 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102192204, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .