Enlisting on 8-27-2007, Army Sgt. Faith R. Hinkley, 23, of Monte Vista, Colo., died August 7, 2010 in Baghdad, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked her operating base in Iskandariya, Iraq.
She was assigned to the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.the brigade’s mission includes coordinating spying from human sources, intercepting cell phone and other electronic messages, doing counter intelligence activities.
Her awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon.
"Faith calms me and gives me a sense of hope in situations I used to feel hopeless in."