Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fallen Heroes, Iraq War 03/19/03

John C Johnson

Phoenix, Arizona

May 27, 2011

Age Military Rank Unit/Location
28 Army Pfc

1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Fort Drum, New York

 Killed in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

Phoenix soldier killed in Kandahar

By Eddi Trevizo

The (Phoenix) Arizona Republic

PHOENIX A soldier from Phoenix was killed in Afghanistan on May 27.

Pfc. John C. Johnson, 28, died from wounds he received when insurgents attacked his unit in Kandahar province, according to officials at Fort Drum, N.Y.

Johnson trained at Fort Jackson, S.C., and Fort Benning, Ga. He was assigned to Fort Drum in July 2010.

Johnson was deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in March.

According to Drum officials, Johnson was assigned to 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division.

His awards and decorations include the Army the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge.

He is survived by his wife, two children, and his mother and father.

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