Master Sgt. Scott E. Pruitt
Master Sgt. Scott E. Pruitt, 38, of Gautier, Miss., died April 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. Scott graduated in 1992 from Pascagoula High School. He joined the Marine Corps in June 1993 and was a financial analyst, according to officials at Camp Pendleton. Pruitt became a master sergeant in January 2010, and was listed as the comptroller chief for the I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group. His enlistment was scheduled to end in June 2013. He was engaged to be married. Among his awards are the Purple Heart, the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.
Burial is at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia – Sec 60 Site 10091
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