Joshua Thomas Harris

Joshua Thomas Harris

Age: 36
Branch: USN
Rank(s): QMSN, QM2, SO1
Unit(s): ST10, Special Warfare Tactical Warfare Development and Evaluation Squadron TWO, NSWDG
Station: Dam Neck, VA

Fallen on: 30 Aug 2008
Location: Afghanistan
Era: Global War on Terror

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

Hometown: Lexington, NC

SO1 Harris drowned after being swept away by turbulent waters while conducting a river crossing during combat operations.