Army Sergeant Adam Joseph Thornton, born November of 1989, of Arabi, Louisiana.
SGT Adam Thornton was a member of B/1-141 FA, the Washington Artillery, from September 16, 2008 to 2012. He was a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.
SGT Thornton was an honored recipient of the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal w/ Campaign Star, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ M Device, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, Louisiana War Cross and the Louisiana General Excellence Ribbon.
He will be deeply missed and forever remembered as a loving father, son, brother, grandson, soldier, and friend to many.
SGT Adam Joseph Thornton lost his battle with PTSD, August 23, 2012. He was 22 years old.