Spec Thomas Adam “Tom” Moffitt

Spec Thomas Adam “Tom” Moffitt

Birth
Kansas, USA
Death 24 Oct 2010 (aged 21)
Paktia, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60, Site 9676
Memorial ID 60611307 · View Source
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The Wichita Eagle

Army Spc. Tom Moffitt of Wichita was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday.

His family was notified by Army officials on Sunday.

Moffitt, 21, was a 2008 graduate of Northwest High School. He is survived by his parents, John and Brenda Moffitt, and an older brother, Jake, a student at the University of Kansas.

The Moffitts are members of Central Community Church in west Wichita.

Moffitt enlisted in the Army soon after graduating from high school, a family spokesman said. Before being assigned to Afghanistan last summer, he had served with the U.S. Army in South Korea. He was scheduled to come home on leave next month.

A memorial service is scheduled for 10:00 AM Saturday October 30, 2010 at Central Community Church
6100 W. Maple, Wichita, Kansas


From the Patriot Guard
US Army Spc. Thomas A. Moffitt, 21, was killed in action Oct. 23 at Sarobi District, Paktika Province, Afghanistan, when his unit was attacked by insurgents with small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades. He was assigned to Delta Company of the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. His unit is known as the "Screaming Eagles." He served as a gunner on a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle. Spc. Moffitt enlisted in the Army after graduating from high school. He served a tour of duty in South Korea prior to his deployment to Afghanistan. Spc. Moffitt was a courageous soldier whose sacrifice will never be forgotten. The Patriot Guard extends our sincere condolences to Spc. Moffitt's family, friends, and fellow soldiers. Please join us on this mission to support his family and honor Fallen Hero Spc. Tom Moffitt


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  • Created by: Family Searcher
  • Added: 25 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60611307
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spec Thomas Adam “Tom” Moffitt (20 Sep 1989–24 Oct 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60611307, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Family Searcher (contributor 46596952) .