First Lieutenant Joseph Dennis Helton

First Lieutenant Joseph Dennis Helton

United States Air Force Security Forces, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, September 8, 2009

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Joseph Dennis Helton

First Lieutenant Joseph Helton was killed when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq.

First Lieutenant Helton was assigned to the 6th Security Forces Squadron. He is survived by his parents, three sisters, and grandfathers.


  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Bomb
  • Location Overseas
  • Weapon Explosives
  • Offender Not available

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I find it surprising that 12 years have passed since your tragic loss and I am the first Security Police member to leave a small note in your remembrance. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice to our country. God bless you and your family. You are not forgotten sir!

Tim Gilpin
SMSgt, USAF (Ret)
USAF Security Police

December 5, 2021

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