Specialist Gavin J. Colburn

Specialist Gavin J. Colburn was born 24 January 1985, in Washington Court House, Ohio.  Spc. Colburn enlisted in the United States Army on 14 January 2003 as an 88M, Motor Transport Operator and attended Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.  Spc Colburn's assignments include: 656th Transportation Company, Springfield, Ohio and 542nd Transportation Company, Kingsbury, Indiana.

Specialist Coldurn's awards and decorations include, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device and Army Reserve Ribbon.  Specialist Colburn is being recommended for a Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

Specialist Colburn is survived by his mother, Tina Stevens, Father, Tony Colburn, brother Matthew Colburn and fiancee Sarah Kern.