Spc. Wyatt J. Martin, 22, of Mesa, Arizona died Dec. 12, in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device. These soldiers were assigned to 3rd Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
Martin, from Mesa, Arizona,entered active duty in August 2012 as a combat engineer. He was assigned to 1st Cavalry Division in June and deployed that month.
He joined the Army because he wanted to give back
Wyatt planned to go to Michigan State University and then become a fish and game officer.