SFC Johnathan B. McCain

SFC Johnathan B. McCain 1

SFC. JOHNATHAN B. MCCAIN - U.S. Army

Hometown / City: Chandler, AZ
Date of Death: Sunday, November 13, 2011
Conflict: Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: SFC
Unit: 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division
Post / Base: Fort Wainwright, AK

Birth: Aug. 18, 1973
Normal
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 2011
Kandahar, Afghanistan

Sgt. 1st Class Johnathan B. McCain, 38, of Apache Junction, Ariz., died Nov.13, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered after encountering an improvised explosive device while on mounted patrol. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. He was born in Normal, Illinois and grew up in Chandler, AZ. He was a loving husband a wonderful father. He is survived by his Wife Leanne (McKinney) McCain of Mesa, AZ, Children Breanna, Ashlyn, Chloe and Wyatt. He is also survived by his Mother Sharon and Stepfather Robert Gainey of South Carolina, his father Robert and Peggy McCain Gilbert, AZ, his sister Diana Conner and brother Phillip McCain along with Nieces and Nephews. A memorial service will be held December 12th at 10:00am, Valley Baptist Church, 555 S. Mountain Rd. Mesa, AZ. SFC McCain will be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery with full Military Honors on December 15, 2011. Published in the Arizona Republic on Dec. 11, 2011.

Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 60 Site 9862

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