Joseph Allen Leonard Strong
NAME: Joseph Allen Leonard Strong
PLACE OF BIRTH: New York
DATE OF BIRTH: March 18th, 1985
HOME OF RECORD:
DATES OF SERVICE: January 7, 2005 to 26 December 2006
UNIT ASSIGNED: Company D, 3rd BN, 509th (ABN)
CAMPAIGNS: Operation Iraqi Freedom
AWARDS: Bronze Star Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Expert Marksmanship Qualification Badge
SUMMARY OF SERVICE:
Corporal Joseph Allen Leonard Strong was born in New York on March 18th, 1985. He joined the Army on January 7th, 2005 and was assigned to Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia where he attended Infantry One Station Unit Training and, subsequently, the Army Basic Airborne Course. Upon completion of Infantry OSUT and Airborne School, CPL Strong arrived at Fort Richardson, Alaska where he was assigned to Dog Company, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment. While assigned to Dog Company, CPL Strong served as a Driver, Rifleman, Squad Designated Marksman, M-240 Gunner, and MK-19 Gunner. He is a graduate of the Combat Lifesaver Course, Combatives Level 1, and Basic Airborne School.
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