Apr 14th, 1992 – Jan 17th, 2019
Cameron A. Meddock, 26, of Spearman, Texas, died Jan. 17, 2019, in Landstuhl, Germany, as a result of wounds sustained from small arms fire on Jan. 12, 2019, in Badghis Province, Afghanistan while serving with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
Cameron was a selfless individual who impacted the lives of all those who had the pleasure of meeting him. He was a loving son, brother, nephew, husband, and soon to be father who will be deeply missed. Cameron was an excellent ranger who fought valiantly and died defending the country he loved. His ultimate sacrifice will not go unrecognized. Cameron’s military awards include a Purple Heart, a Joint-Service Commendation for Combat, the Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the NATO Medal. He was on his second deployment in support of Operation Resolute Support. His decorations include the Ranger Tab, Parachutists Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, and the Expert Marksmanship Qualification Badge for a Rifle. Cameron was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star with “V” for Valor in combat.
Cameron is survived by his wife, Stevie Meddock, their first child, Brinley Meddock, his mother and step father Vicki and Rodney Nickel, his father Michael Meddock, his brother Zeke Meddock, half siblings Rhian, Raven, and William Meddock, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents.