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Spc. Scott J. Mullen Died on Oct. 14, 2005
Operation Enduring Freedom - Philippines
Spc. Scott J. Mullen was born on May 27, 1983, in Tucson, Ariz. He was a psychological operations specialist assigned to the 5th Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group, U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Mullen died Oct. 14, 2005, from injuries sustained after falling in a non-combat related accident Oct. 13 while deployed to the Philippines in support of the Global War on Terrorism.
A resident of Tucson, Ariz., Mullen began his Army career October 30, 2003. He graduated from basic combat training at Fort Knox, Ky. After completing advanced individual training at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg, N.C., as a psychological operations specialist, Mullen then successfully completed Airborne School at Fort Benning, Ga.
His first and only duty assignment was 5th Battalion, 4th POG beginning in November 2004. In September 2005, Mullen deployed to Southeast Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom - Philippines. He was advanced to the rank of specialist while serving in the Philippines.
His military awards include the Army Service Ribbon, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service and Expeditionary Medals, and the Parachutist Badge.
Mullen is survived by his mother and father, Wanda and Harold, of Bayfield, Colo.; and his brother, Carl, of Fort Sill, Okla.
-By Sword, Deed and Word-