Moses, SFC Frederic Nicholas Nic of St. Charles, Missouri, died on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at the age of 26. Beloved son of Fred J. and Jeanie M. Moses; cherished brother of Daniel (Holly) Moses, Paul Moses, Lara (Joseph) Hart, and Elizabeth Moses; prized grandson of Richard and Marilyn Antrobus and the late Ralph and Dorothy Moses; dear uncle of Jillian, Elise and Calvin Hart, and Thomas and Gwenyth Moses. Dear nephew to many aunts and uncles, a treasured cousin, and friend to many. SFC Moses was born on 06 May 1985 in St. Charles, Missouri. He graduated from Duchense High School in St. Charles, Missouri in 2003. SFC Moses enlisted in the United States Army on 01 June 2004 as an 18X. He attended Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. Upon completion of the Special Forces Qualification Course in 2006, he was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky as a Special Forces Communications Sergeant. He deployed with the Battalion Signal Detachment to Taji, Iraq from October 2007 to May 2008 in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM V. He went on to join Special Forces Operational Detachment - Alpha 5326, and deployed with them to Baqubah, Iraq from January through July 2009 in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM VI, and conducted a Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) exercise to Jordan from January through March 2010. SFC Moses then deployed to Baqubah, Iraq from August 2010 through March 2011 in support of Operation NEW DAWN. Following a short training cycle, he returned to Jordan for a second JCET exercise from October through November 2011. Most recently, SFC Moses deployed to Baghlan-e-Jadid, Afghanistan from January through February 2012 in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM XVIII. SFC Moses' military education includes Airborne School, Special Forces Assessment and Selection, Survival, Escape, Resistance and Evasion Course, Special Forces Qualification Course, Ranger School, Jumpmaster School, Basic Military Mountaineering Course, and the Advanced Special Operations Techniques Course. SFC Moses' awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, and Army Achievement Medal. His decorations include the Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Parachutist Badge. Services: The family is being served by The BAUE Funeral Home, 620 Jefferson Street, St. Charles, MO where visitation will be held Wednesday, March 21, 2012 3:00 - 9:00 PM. Funeral Service 10:00 AM, Thursday, March 22, 2012 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 324 South Third Street, St. Charles, MO. Interment will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to The Special Operations Warrior Foundation, P.O. Box 13483 Tampa, FL 33681. Share your condolences and memories at baue.com.
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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Mar. 20, 2012