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SPC James Taylor Wickliff-Chacin

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SPC James Taylor Wickliff-Chacin

Birth
Venezuela
Death
20 Sep 2013 (aged 22)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial
Elgin, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot
Sec. 33, Site 371
Memorial ID
117474332 View Source

Spc. James T. Wickliffchacin, 22, of Edmond, Okla., died Sept. 20 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan on Aug. 12. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Stewart, Ga.
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An Edmond soldier was awarded two military decorations posthumously, a U.S. Army spokesman said. Spc. James T. Wickliffchacin, 22, has been awarded the Purple Heart and the Army Commendation Medal of Valor, said Kevin M. Larson, public communications chief at Fort Stewart, Ga. James T. Wickliffchacin, 22, of Edmond, died Sept. 20 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Wickliffchacin died Friday at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, from injuries he suffered in a roadside bomb attack on Aug. 12 in Pul-e-Alam, Afghanistan, the U.S. Defense Department reported. According to his Facebook page, Wickliffchacin attended Edmond Santa Fe High School and graduated in 2010. He joined the Army in June 2010 and arrived at his unit in October 2010. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division in Fort Stewart, Larson said. This was Wickliffchacin's second deployment. He was first deployed to Iraq from March to June 2011, Larson said.
(The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, OK, Sept. 24, 2013
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James T. Wickliffchacin, 22, infantryman, died Sept. 20. Graveside services 11 a.m. Thursday, Ft. Sill National Cemetery, Elgin (Corbett, Oklahoma City).

Spc. James T. Wickliffchacin, 22, of Edmond, Okla., died Sept. 20 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan on Aug. 12. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Stewart, Ga.
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An Edmond soldier was awarded two military decorations posthumously, a U.S. Army spokesman said. Spc. James T. Wickliffchacin, 22, has been awarded the Purple Heart and the Army Commendation Medal of Valor, said Kevin M. Larson, public communications chief at Fort Stewart, Ga. James T. Wickliffchacin, 22, of Edmond, died Sept. 20 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Wickliffchacin died Friday at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, from injuries he suffered in a roadside bomb attack on Aug. 12 in Pul-e-Alam, Afghanistan, the U.S. Defense Department reported. According to his Facebook page, Wickliffchacin attended Edmond Santa Fe High School and graduated in 2010. He joined the Army in June 2010 and arrived at his unit in October 2010. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division in Fort Stewart, Larson said. This was Wickliffchacin's second deployment. He was first deployed to Iraq from March to June 2011, Larson said.
(The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, OK, Sept. 24, 2013
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James T. Wickliffchacin, 22, infantryman, died Sept. 20. Graveside services 11 a.m. Thursday, Ft. Sill National Cemetery, Elgin (Corbett, Oklahoma City).


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Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, Iraq

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