Sgt. Cameron Meddock US Army

Sgt. Cameron Meddock US Army

Release by Army Times January 18, 2019
Sgt. Cameron Meddock, 26, died Thursday in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained from small-arms fire Jan. 13 in Badghis Province, Afghanistan.

This was his second deployment in support of NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan.
Meddock was an Army Ranger serving with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. ​

“Sergeant Cameron Meddock is one of America’s precious sons. The entire nation should strive to emulate the warrior, patriot and husband that Cameron was,” Col. Brandon Tegtmeier, commander of the 75th Ranger Regiment, said in a statement. “The 75th Ranger Regiment will forever honor Sergeant Cameron Meddock, and his family will forever be a member of our Ranger family.”

A native of Spearman, Texas, Meddock enlisted in the Army on Nov. 14, 2014.
He completed one-station unit training as an infantryman, the Basic Airborne Course and Ranger Assessment and Selection at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Following successful completion of RASP, Meddock was assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, where he served as a machine gunner, automatic rifleman, gun team leader and, most recently, as a fire team leader.

Meddock’s awards and decorations include the Purple Heart, the Joint Service Commendation for Combat, the Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with campaign star, the Ranger Tab, the Parachutist Badge, the Expert Infantryman Badge and the Combat Infantryman Badge.

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    Lisa Hefty January 19, 2019 9:41 pm

    My heart breaks for the loved ones you left behind. My heart breaks for the child yet to be born. My heart breaks for the life you gave for not only me who you never knew but for all the citizens of American so that we can be free and safe. Thank you Sgt. Cameron Meddock for your sacrifice. Rest In Peace.

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    joyce k meddock January 24, 2019 3:53 pm

    May God be with your family. Our family appreciates the service and ultimate gift which Cameron gave.

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    Sister Criselda Vela, FMI January 25, 2019 5:19 am

    Cameron leaves a legacy for his unborn child. May he be in God’s glory. I pray for his beautiful wife and mother to be. Spearman’s son is s hero!!

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    Lynne Neibert March 15, 2019 11:17 am

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