Shawn E. Simmons

Age: 39
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Master Sergeant
Unit: 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Station: Fort Bragg, NC

Killed in Action: June 29, 2008
Location: Khosrow-E Sofla, Afghanistan
Campaign: Operation Enduring Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, National Defense, Afghanistan Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: Ashland, MA
Family: He is survived by his wife Tricia; his daughter, Erin; his son, Justin; and his mother, Alberta Simmons, of Tallahassee, FL