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SGT Nickolas Anthony Mueller

  • Branch: Army
  • Hometown/City: Little Chute, WI
  • Date of Birth:
  • Date of Death: 10-26-2009
  • Conflict: Operation Enduring Freedom
  • Unit: 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Regiment (Airborne)
  • Port/Base: Hunter Army Airfield, Ga

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    Nick was a mission qualified MH-47G Crew Chief on a Chinook Helicopter flying over 412 combat flight hours. Nick was the assistant training NCO. “For he loved to fight, fought to win, and would rather die than quit.” NSDQ 
On October 26th, 2009, Nick did pay the ultimate sacrifice in a helicopter crash while on active duty in the Badghis Province of Northwestern Afghanistan. Nick’s goal in the army was to be a pilot. As a young child in grade school, Nick talked about being a pilot in the army. Nick was living towards that dream. He loved the military. He was supporting our country and loving it. Nick was making a difference. He was strong, intelligent, and achieved everything he went after. He always carried a big smile and cared for people. Nick was loved by many and liked by all. He had many friends, wrestled, played basketball and football, participated in track, played the bari sax in pep and jazz band, and was in choir and drama. Nick was elected 2001 Homecoming King. Here are the awards and medals that Nick received:

Sergeant Mueller's awards include the Army Good Conduct Medal, the
National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, Global
War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Professional
Development Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service
Ribbon, the Combat Action Badge, the Basic Aviation Badge and the Air Medal. He was
posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service
Medal, and the Air Medal.

    Sharon Mueller, Mother
  • Thank you Nick for your sacrafice We honor you this year Sept 10 2011 with the 2nd annual Nicks ride to remember.

    Matt Van Deurzen, Friend