Branch of service: Army
Military job: Parents, Elizabeth and Stan Nelson; sister, Dorothy Nelson, all of Orlando; grandfather, Ben Clark, of Merritt Island.
Relatives: Wife, Kim Horn; son, Kyle Horn, both of Fredericksburg, Va.; parents, Joanne Horn-Flovin of Belle Isle and the late Carl Horn Jr.; sister and brother-in-law, Vikki Horn and Alex Coughlin of Jacksonville
About Nelson: He graduated from Lake Highland Prep and the Citadel in Charleston, S.C. He is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War.