Collin Trent Thomas

Collin Trent Thomas

Age: 33
Branch: USN
Rank(s): HM2, SOC, SOCS
Unit(s): ST4, ST2, Tactical Development and Evaluation Squadron FIVE
Station: Little Creek, VA

Fallen on: 18 Aug 2010
Location: Afghanistan
Era: Global War on Terror

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

Hometown: Morehead, KY

SOCS Thomas died of combat-related injuries sustained while supporting operations in Afghanistan.