Army Sergeant James “Jame” Barrett of Ferris, Texas.
James was born in Dallas, Texas, to Rick and Cheree’ Barrett. He graduated from First Baptist Academy in Dallas, in 2001. He attended Harden Simmons University in Abilene, where he graduated with a degree in Police Science in 2006.
Following graduation, James enlisted in the United States Army. His military occupational specialty included Infantry, Security Detail and Mortars. James attained the rank of sergeant.
SGT James Barrett’s awards and commendations include: Iraqi Campaign with 2 stars, Army Commendations (x4), Army Achievements (x2), Meritorious Unit Commendations (x2), Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Marksmanship with Rifle Bar and German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency in Gold.
Those left to cherish his memory, his parents, Rick and Cheree’; his sister and brother-in-law, Reyna and Nick McMillon; niece, Maddie McMillon; nephews, Wyatt and Doak McMillon; grandmother, Midge Douglas; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
SGT James “Jame” Barrett lost his battle with PTS on August 1, 2016. He was 33 years old.