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Minnesota National Guard
Spc. George W. Cauley
Walker, Minnesota
Age 24
Announcement

Spc. George W. Cauley, 24, of Walker, Minn., died October 10, 2009 at Bagram, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack on October 7, 2009.  Specialist Cauley's convoy was en route to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade at FOB Dwyer in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan when his vehicle struck an IED.

Specialist George Cauley was born on March 13, 1985 in Crosby, Minnesota.  Cauley entered the Minnesota National Guard on March 20, 2002 in his junior year of high school. He graduated from Northland High School in Remer, Minnesota on May of 2003.  Originally Spc. Cauley enlisted in the Army National Guard as an M1 Armor Crewman and served as a Heavy Vehicle Operator with the 114th Transportation Company “Wolfpack”.

Specialist Cauley’s awards include Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze Service Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device, NATO Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge, and Drivers Badge.
Spc. George Cauley
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Final Arrangements

VISITATION:
Monday, October 19
Dennis Funeral Home
200 6th St
Walker, MN 56484

FUNERAL SERVICE:

Tuesday, October 20
Camp Ripley Memorial Chapel
(Building 10-98)
15000 HWY 115
Little Falls, MN 56345

INTERMENT:
Immediately following the Funeral Service
Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery
15550 Hwy 115 Little Falls, MN 56345
Memorial

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