Aaron Lynn Allmandinger

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Mulberry, IN

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Corporal

Aaron Allmandinger entered the military in April 2005. He had been assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division since August 2005, serving most recently as the squadron commander’s gunner.

He served in Iraq for 15 months during 2006-08, earning the Combat Action Badge, two U.S. Army Commendation Medals, the Iraqi Campaign Medal with Campaign Star and the Global War on Terrorism Medal, among many other awards.

Allmandinger was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for providing suppressive fire that saved his fellow soldiers’ lives during a large, well-organized enemy ambush in Falahat, Iraq on Feb. 16, 2007. Aaron was a caring person and loved his daughter and fellow soldiers.

Age: 22

Date of Death: September 11, 2008

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