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June 2, 2013


CW1 Sean Mullen


Rehoboth Beach, Delaware


March 13, 1974


June 2, 2013

Entered Service:

November 1995


Sean deployed six times including deployments to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Afghanistan.


3rd Bn., 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
1st Bn., 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
1st Bn., 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Republic of Korea
A Co, 2nd Battalion, 5th SFG (A), B Co, 2nd Battalion, 5th SFG (A)


The Special Forces Qualification Course, Warrant Officer Technical and Tactical Certification Course, Advanced Special Operations Technical Course, Special Forces Medical Course, Special Operations Combat Medical Skills Sustainment Course, Total Army Instructor Training Course, Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Combat Life Savers Course, Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape Course, Combatives Level 1, Pathfinder Course, Static-line Jumpmaster Course, Infantry Mortar Leaders Course, and the Airborne Course.

Awards & Decorations:

Sean’s awards and decorations include two Bronze Star Medal, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, Joint Service Achievement Medal, eight Army Achievement Medals, five Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Iraq Campaign Medal with three campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, two Non-commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbons, Army Service Ribbon, two Overseas Service Ribbons, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, Joint Unit Meritorious Award, two Army Meritorious Unit Commendation Awards, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Special Forces Tab. He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart.

Survived By:

Sean is survived by his wife, Nancy, parents, William and Miriam Mullens and sister, Christina Ellers.

Sean was killed when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Ghur Ghuri, Afghanistan.

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