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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Lt. Helton,
On today, the 12th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 8, 2021

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