John Douangdara MA1 (EXW)
Born 12/29/1984 in Sioux City , IA. Graduate of South Sioux City Senior High, Class of 2003.
Enlisted in the United States Navy in 2003.
The Purple Heart, The Defense Meritorious Service Medal,
The Bronze Star with “V” Device
The Joint Service Commendation Medal with “V” Device
Army Commendation Medal, Presidential Unit Citation (2)
Good Conduct Medal (2)
National defense Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (3)
Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (3)
Overseas Service Deployment Ribbon (3)
Rifle Marksmanship Medal and Pistol Marksmanship Medal
KIA 8/6/2011 in the Wardak Province, Afghanistan alongside Bart a military work dog and 29 fellow soldiers.