Vernon W. Martin
Tags: Army , DOD Releases , Georgia , OEF
Staff Sgt. Vernon W. Martin, 25 of Savannah, Georgia, died October 3, 2009, in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade, and indirect fires. Staff Sgt. Martin was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.