This Memorial Page Established by-SFC Rod Brewer
In Honor Of CPL Nicholas R. Roush
Died on Aug.16, 2009
Operation Enduring Freedom
Cpl. Nicholas Roush, 22, was killed Aug. 16 while conducting a mission in
Herat Province, Afghanistan.
He deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in April 2009 as a
member of the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Afghanistan.
This was his first deployment in support of the War on Terror and first
deployment to Afghanistan. He was a Psychological Operations Specialist.
Roush was a native of Michigan, and joined the Army in 2007. He was assigned
to 1st Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne), 4th Psychological
Operations Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.
Roush’s military education includes the Warriors Leaders Course, Basic
Noncommissioned Officers Course, and the Basic Airborne Course.
His awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan
Campaign Medal with
Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, two NCO Professional Development
Army Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge and Parachutist Badge.
He was posthumously awarded the Bronze star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal,
and Good
Conduct Medal.
Roush is survived by his mother Donna Roush and father Robert Roush; brothers Bobby
and Kyle
Middleville, Mich.
at Christmas
easy, sleep well my brothers.
the line has held, your job is done.
easy, sleep well.
have taken up where you fell, the line has held.
peace, and farewell...
Corporal Roush.. It has been a little over a year since you Gave Your All..
Fallen NEVER Forgotten..  
SFC Rod Aug 23,2010
Cpl. Nicholas R. Roush
United States Army
KIA 16 August 2009, Afghanistan
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22, of Middleville, Mich.; assigned to the 1st Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th
Psychological Operations Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.; died Aug. 16 in Herat, Afghanistan,
of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle