Capt. Jesse A. Ozbat
Capt. Jesse A. Ozbat, 28, of, Prince George, Va., died May 20, in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 168th Brigade Support Battalion, 214th Fires Brigade, Fort Sill, Okla. Jesse joined the United States Army in 2006 after graduating from Virginia State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in math. While at VSU, he received a military commission through the Trojan Warrior Battalion of the Army Senior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program. Capt Ozbat was serving his second deployment, having previously deployed for 15 months in 2009.
A funeral service will be conducted at
10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2nd at
1901 Sisisky Boulevard,
Fort Lee, Virginia.
Interment with full military honors will follow at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the
Petersburg Chapel of
J. T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Cremation Service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.
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