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SSGT Carletta S. Davis

Staff Sgt. Carletta S. Davis, 34, was a health care specialist assigned to 10th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI).
Davis, who called Anchorage, Alaska home, enlisted in the Army in October 1994 and completed basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., before attending advanced individual training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Her first assignment was with Company B, Area Support Medical Battalion at Fort Hood, Texas. In March 1999, she was reassigned to 54th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Fort Lewis, Wash., where she served as a flight medic.

Davis was assigned to 702nd Main Support Battalion at Camp Casey, South Korea, in January 2002 until she returned to the 54th Medical Company in February 2003. In April 2007 she arrived at Fort Drum and was assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team.

Davis’ deployment to Iraq with 1st BCT was her third, having served there from April 2003 to March 2004 and again from December 2004 to November 2005. She had also deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina from October 1996 to April 1997.

Her awards and decorations include the Purple Heart, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and the Overseas Service Ribbon.

She is survived by her husband, three sons and mother.

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