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Dustin M. Adkins

Dustin M. Adkins

Died: December 4, 2006

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: Group Support Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group

Branch: U.S. Army

Sergeant Dustin M. Adkins was killed on December 4, 2006, when the helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Haditha, Iraq, due to mechanical problems. On his second tour in Iraq, Adkins served as a dental assistant in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom with the Group Support Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky. An exemplary Soldier, he was also a fully trained Special Forces Soldier. Adkins is buried in Cave Springs Cemetery in Henderson, Tennessee.

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Last Updated: July 11, 2023
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