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Date of Death: August 23, 2011 - View or Post a Eulogy
|1st Lt. Timothy J. Steele, 25, of Duxbury, Mass.,
died Aug. 23 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when
insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was
assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat
Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
1LT Steele was a Patriot League all-star on High School cross-country team, on the swim team and a regular on the school’s honor roll. In his last High School race he carried a flag around the track.
His awards and decorations
including, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism
Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, the
Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the NATO Medal, the Air Assault Medal, the
Expert Infantryman's Badge, the Parachutists Badge and
He is survived by his wife, daughter, Liberty, parents and siblings. There was no immediate word on funeral arrangements.
1Lt. Steele kisses his 1-year-old daughter Liberty following his unit's deployment ceremony at Ft. Drum on March 3, 2011.