Spc Joseph Andrew Bauer
Born: October 8, 1992
Died: July 24, 2010 in Qalat, Afghanistan
Spc. Joseph A. Bauer of Cincinnati, Ohio is the son of Roger Bauer and Lynn Bauer. He attended Clermont Northeastern High School and took some classes at the University of Cincinnati. Joseph enlisted in the Army in October of 2007. His civilian and military education includes an Associate’s Degree, and the Military Occupational Specialty 88M (Motor Transport Operator) Qualification Course. He deployed to Afghanistan in October of 2009 and was scheduled to return home in October of 2010. He recently enlisted for another six-year term, choosing to make the Army his career. His Awards and Decorations include, the Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, and Combat Action Badge. In addition to his parents, he leaves his wife, Misty, his five brothers Michael, Eric, Jason, John and Mark, a sister, Cheryl, four half-sisters, Stephanie, Maria, Claire, Beverly, and a half-brother, Josh and his stepbrother and stepsister, David and Sandra. Joseph died at age 27 at Qalat, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with an improvised explosive device. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Conrad A. Mora, Sgt. Daniel Lim and Pfc. Andrew L. Hand.
3rd Field Artillery Regiment
17th Fires Brigade
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington
Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio
To be updated…
Spc Joseph Andrew Bauer by Freedom Remembered, unless otherwise expressly stated, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.