Joshua L. Mattero

Age: 29
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Unit: 749th Ordnance Company, 63rd Explosive Ordnance Battalion
Station: Andrews AFB, MD

Killed in Action: July 24, 2007
Location: Baqubah, Iraq
Campaign: Operation Iraqi Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star, Purple Heart, National Defense, Iraq Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: Worcester, MA
Family: Survivors include his parents, Sara Mattero of Chula Vista and Francis Mattero of Fredericksburg, VA; sister, Melissa Mattero of San Diego; and brother, David Mattero of Chula Vista.