Vrooman, Jeremy Dale

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Unit: L Trp, 4th Squadron, 2d Stryker Cavalry Regiment

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2)

Deployments: 2 in Iraq

Date of birth: 27-Feb-1980

Hometown: Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Married: Latricia

Children: Xavier and Jade

Campaign: Iraq

Died: 15-Jul-2008

Age at death: 28

Cause of death: Killed in action – IED

Location of fatality: Baghdad, Iraq

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Place of interment: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas

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Notes: Enlisted in the United States Army following in the footsteps of his older brother Justin, a helicopter pilot in the Army.