Brian Joseph Ouellette

Brian Joseph Ouellette

Age: 37
Branch: USN
Rank(s): ASE3, BM1
Unit(s): ST4, DLI, ST4, SPECWAR Group 2
Station: Little Creek, VA

Fallen on: 29 May 2004
Location: Zabul, Afghanistan
Era: Global War on Terror
Campaign: Operation Enduring Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor, Purple Heart, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon w/ Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal w/ three Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ Bronze Star, Iraq Campaign Medal w/bronze star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon w/3 bronze stars, NATO ISAF Afghanistan Medal w/bronze star, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Maynard, MA

BM1 Ouellette was one of four members of the American Special Forces killed when their Humvee struck mine while conducting a mounted patrol in the vicinity of Jahak and Seleh Afghanistan.