Caleb Andrew Nelson

Caleb Andrew Nelson

Age: 26
Branch: USN
Rank(s): SO2, SO1
Unit: ST10
Station: Little Creek, VA

Fallen on: 01 Oct 2011
Location: Zabul, Afghanistan
Era: Global War on Terror

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

Hometown: Omaha, NE

SO1 Nelson died after his vehicle struck an Improvised Explosive Device while conducting a combat patrol in Zabul province, Afghanistan.