Henry William Linck

NAME: Henry William Linck

PLACE OF BIRTH: Manhattan, Kansas

DATE OF BIRTH: 25 December 1982

HOME OF RECORD:

DATES OF SERVICE: 00 October 2000 to 07 December 2006

UNIT ASSIGNED: Company A, 3rd BN, 509th (ABN)

CAMPAIGNS: Operation Iraqi Freedom

AWARDS: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal with knot, the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Ranger Tab, Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Air Assault Badge

SUMMARY OF SERVICE:  

Staff Sergeant Henry William Linck was born in Manhattan, Kansas on December 25, 1982. He joined the Army in October 2000 and was assigned to Alpha Company 30th AG BN, ITB, Fort Benning, Georgia. Upon completion of ITB at Fort Benning, Georgia in April 2001, SSG Linck was assigned to the Long Range Reconnaissance Surveillance Detachment (LRSD), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. On 11 October 2005 he arrived at Fort Richardson, Alaska and was assigned as a Squad Leader in Able Company, 3rd; Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne). SSG Linck is posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart. He is a graduate of the Warrior Leaders Course, Ranger Course, Air Assault Course, Basic Airborne School, Dragon Master Course, and the U.S. Army Jumpmaster School.

Soldier honored in memorial rites (The Marysville Advocate, Dec. 28, 2006)

Arlington National Cemetery draws 4 million visitors a year (The Marysville Advocate, Dec. 21, 2006)

Marysville man killed by roadside bomb in Iraq (The Marysville Advocate, Dec. 14, 2006)

Lebanon Family Mourns Death Of Soldier Son (NewsChannel5.com, Dec. 15, 2006)

Legacy.com Tribute

This undated photo released by the U.S. Army, SSG Henry W. Linck is shown. Linck was killed by a roadside bomb while conducting a dismounted patrol in Baghdad, Iraq Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006. Two Fort Richardson paratroopers were killed in Iraq Thursday. Linck, 23, from Manhattan, Kan. and SPC Micah S. Gifford, 27, from Redding, Calif. (AP Photo/U.S. Army)

As a school project this young lady chose to remember and honor SSG Henry Linck by making this poster and marching in an Arlington Cemetery event for Veterans Day 2015

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