Wilkerson, Justin Garrett (P3, C2, L9)
Sergeant Justin G. Wilkerson was born 10 July 1986, at Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky. Wilkerson died at Fort Knox, on 18 April 2009, he is buried in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Kentucky.
Justin Garrett Wilkerson, 22, of Glasgow, Ky., died Saturday, April 18, 2009, at Fort Knox, Ky. He was born in Glasgow the son of Freddie Joe Wilkerson and Kim Garrett Lambert. Justin was a 2004 graduate of the Barren County High School and attended the Peters Creek Baptist Church.
Sgt. Justin Wilkerson was a member of the Kentucky Army National Guard’s 176th Engineer Fire Fighting Team in Greenville, Ky. He served in Afghanistan with the 201st Engineer Battalion from Ashland in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). His awards include the Combat Action Badge, Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” device, Army Good Conduct Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Natl. Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Army Service Medal.