Stephen M. Wells

Age: 29
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Chief Warrant Officer (CW2)
Unit: 4th Squadron, Outlaw Troop, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment
Station: Fort Carson, CO

Killed in Action: February 25, 2004
Location: Habbinayah, Iraq
Campaign: Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Hometown: North Egremont, MA
Family: He is survived by his wife, Tosha Pierce Wells; his three sons, Stephen Wells Jr., Alexander Wells and Xavier Wells; his parents, John and Elizabeth Wells of North Egremont; two brothers, Robert Wells of Ashley Falls and John Wells Jr. and his wife, Rebecca, of Norwich, Conn.; his sister, Elisabeth Wells; his paternal grandmother, Ella B. Wells of Garden City, N.Y.; his father- and mother-in-law, Robert and Marilyn Pierce of New Lebanon, N.Y., and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.