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Cpl Jacob Russell Carver

November 13th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Born: April 25, 1990 in Kansas City, Missouri
Died: November 13, 2010 in Kandahar, Afghanistan

Cpl. Jacob R. Carver of Freeman, Missouri is a graduate of Cass-Midway school where he played football and track and was popular with both the staff and his peers. He joined the United States Army in September of 2008 arriving at Fort Campbell February of 2009. His awards and decorations include, the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Army Service Ribbon, the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Army Good Conduct Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/Bronze Service Star, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat and Special Skills Badge. He leaves his parents, Rosa M. Carver, and Arthur F. Carver, a brother, Tony, and a sister, Heather. He died at age 20 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, when a suicide bomber detonated a vest bomb and struck his unit.
2nd Battalion
502nd Infantry Regiment
2nd Brigade Combat Team
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Burial is at Orient Cemetery in Harrisonville, Missouri

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