Sunday, July 17, 2011

In Honor Of .......

A soldier from the 101st Airborne Division of Ft. Campbell died Thursday of injuries he sustained while fighting in Afghanistan.

Sergeant Jeremy R. Summers was injured in small arms fire while on dismounted patrol in Paktika province Tuesday. Summers, 27, was from Mt. Olivet, Kentucky.

He was a fire support specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in March 2005 and arrived at Ft. Campbell in August 2009.

Summers is survived by his mother, Laura Jo Summers, and father, Kenneth M. Summers, both of Mt. Olivet.


AkasaWolfSong said...

Rest in Peace Seargent Summers...
Rest in Peace!!!

And Thank You for Your Service to Our Country!!!

Sending up prayers for the family...

Linda in New Mexico said...

Condolences to his family.
Thank you for your service to your country Sgt. Jeremy R. Summers.
And peace to you and yours.

There are families everyday that face this tragedy. Lighting a candel for peace.

the wild magnolia said...

My deepest sympathies.

I appreciate his supreme sacrifice.

I honor his memory!

Thank you Sergeant Summers.

He is at rest, I wish peace for his family and friends.

Mother's Moon said...

A special prayer for his momma, as he passed on the day of her birth. Such a sad reminder to carry on a day that should be celebrated.

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

So sorry to read this. I am sending my prayers to his family and friends. May he Rest in Peace.

Bogaman said...

America gives up it's finest young men in freedoms cause. Yet our politicians are putting greed and bull headedness in front of our soldiers best interest. This subject is dear to my heart as I have lost many good friends to the call of our country. X.