July 26, 2014

Donnell Hamilton Jr. - U.S. Military

Donnell Hamilton Jr.
Pfc. Donnell A. Hamilton, Jr., age 20, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, died on July 24, 2014, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

He passed away from an illness contracted in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.  The nature of the illness has not been reported as of this posting.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

He entered active duty service in October of 2012.

He had served in Afghanistan from July of 2013 to March of 2014.

His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, National Defense
Jesus, pray for Donnell
Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.

Donnell's family members are devastated by his tragic death. He will be forever mourned.

Donnell is survived by many loving comrades, friends and relatives.

Thank you for serving, Donnell. 

Pray for all men who die at age 20. Yesterday they were just boys.

Pray that Donnell is in heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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