Stuart F. Liles
2nd Lieutenant Stuart F. Liles
August 12, 1981 – November 13, 2007
2nd Lieut. Liles was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas to Kristin Liles Quintanella. He attended Fountain Lake High school and attended the University of Central Arkansas where he earned a degree in liberal arts. In 2007 he entered the military and was a part of the 122nd Aviation Support Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, and the 82nd Airborne Division. He served in the National Guard, Army Reserves, and the U.S. Army as a paratrooper. Liles met and married Aubre Pachal Liles and had a daughter named Aurora.
On November 13, 2007 2nd Lieut. Liles died in Bagram, Afghanistan from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident. He is buried in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock, AR.
Honor and Awards
2nd Lieutenant Stuart F. Liles received many awards: the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Army Service Ribbon