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Lt Col Jaimie Elizabeth Leonard

Lt Col Jaimie E. Leonard, 39, of Warrick, N.Y., died June 8, in Sharana, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from small arms fire received at Zarghun Shahr, Afghanistan. She was assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. She graduated from Warwick Valley High School in 1992. Leonard, an Intelligence Officer, graduated in May 1997 from the United States Military Academy at West Point and was commissioned in the Army upon graduation. She arrived at Fort Drum in July 2010. Leonard deployed to Bosnia in 1999, to Iraq in 2005 and to Afghanistan in 2011. She again deployed with her unit to Afghanistan in January 2013. Her awards and decorations include two Bronze Stars, two Meritorious Service Medals, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, three Army Commendation Medals, the Valorous Unit Award, the Meritorious Unit Commendation, the National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, three Afghanistan Campaign Medals, two Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, five Overseas Service Ribbons, the NATO Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Army Staff Identification Badge. Leonard completed the Intermediate Level Education Qualification and Common Core Courses, the Counter Intelligent Agent Course, the Combined Arms Services Staff School Course, the Basic and Advanced Military Intelligence Officer Course, the Airborne Course, the Air Movement Operator Course, the Nuclear Biological and Chemical Officer Course, and the Master Fitness Trainer Course.  West Point Cemetery

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  1. phaskellmoss
    June 11th, 2013 at 15:32 | #1

    Thank you, Major Leonard, for your service and for your sacrifice.

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