Corporal Justin Ray Mixon

Corporal Justin Ray Mixon, of Amite, Louisiana enlisted in the Army in May 2005 and trained as an infantryman.  He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment and deployed to Iraq in August 2007.  He was killed in Action on June 1, 2008 on the outskirts of Sadr City, Iraq, when his Stryker armored personnel carrier was hit by a roadside bomb. 

He was 22 years old and leaves behind his wife and infant son.