Profile: Command Sgt. Maj. Jerry L. Wilson

Command Sgt. Maj. Jerry L. Wilson

Age: 45


Home: Thomson

Enlistment: September 1975.

Killed: Nov. 23, 2003, by assailants in Mosul while riding in a civilian car.

Unit: 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky.

Family: Sons, Mantrell (Ni Sharn), Sidney.

Medals and badges: Bronze Star; Purple Heart; Meritorious Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Good Conduct Medal; Ranger Tab Pathfinder Badge; Master Parachutists Badge; Air Assault Badge; Expert Infantry Badge.


Previous coverage

November 26, 2003: Residents mourn loss of soldier

November 27, 2003: Soldier's family expresses thanks

December 3, 2003: Funeral held for slain Thomson soldier

May 25, 2009: In memory: Command Sgt. Major Jerry L. Wilson



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