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Staff Sergeant Taylor Mitchell

April 14, 1992 — March 29, 2023

Staff Sergeant Taylor J. Mitchell, age 30, tragically passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

Celebration of Life and full U.S. military honors will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at First Baptist Church, 499 Commerce St, Clarksville, TN.

Born in Alabama, on 14 April 1992, SSG Mitchell enlisted in the Army from Mountain Brook, Alabama, in 2014. Following Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, he was assigned to the 2nd Calvary Regiment, Vilseck, Germany,
as a health care specialist. In 2017, he attended Flight Paramedic School at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He subsequently served as a Flight Paramedic Noncommissioned Officer in the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Riley, Kansas. He served as a Flight Paramedic for the Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division from November of 2020.He served on two rotational tours in support of ATLANTIC RESOLVE to Romania in 2019 and Germany in 2020.He graduated from Combatives Level 1, Advanced Medical First Responder Course, Basic and Advanced Leader Courses, Flight Paramedic Program, Critical Care Paramedic Program, Air Assault School, Aircraft Crewmember Standard Instruction Course, Army Medical Department Aviation Crewmember Course, and the Unit Prevention Leader Training.SSG Mitchell’s awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Basic Aviation Badge, Air Assault Badge, and the Driver and Mechanic Badge. He was posthumously awarded the Meritorious Service Medal.

SSG Mitchell is survived by his wife, Hayli Jo; his parents, Jay and Darlene; brothers, Garrett, BJ, and Joseph, grandmother Patricia Scoper, and six nieces and nephews.

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