Jesse R. Tilton

Tags: Army , Memorials , Illinois , OEF

IllinoisSgt. Jesse R. Tilton, 23, of Decatur, Illinois, died July 16, 2010, at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained July 13 when insurgents attacked his unit in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, with rifle, rocket propelled grenade, and small arms fire. Sgt. Tilton was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.