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Shawn P. Falter

Date of birth: August 27, 1981
Date of death: Died in Captivity as a POW: January 20, 2007
Burial location: Cortland, New York
Place of Birth: New York, Cortland
Home of record: Cortland New York
Status: POW


Prisoner of War Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

Private First Class Shawn P. Falter, United States Army, was captured by Armed Iraqi gunmen on 20 January 2007, while serving with the 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, and was executed the same day while being held as a Prisoner of War.

Action Date: January 20, 2007 - January 20, 2007

Service: Army

Rank: Private First Class

Division: Prisoner of War (Iraq)