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Akins, Joe W.
Joe W. Akins
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Service Number O-60868
Killed in Action
Died September 2, 1950 in Korea
Second Lieutenant Akins was a member of the 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 2, 1950. Second Lieutenant Akins was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.