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Major Jeremy James Graczyk

Born: August 29, 1977 in Atkinson, New Hampshire
Died: July 12, 2011 in Switzerland

Maj. Jeremy J. Graczyk of Atkinson, New Hampshire is a 1995 graduate of Timberlane Regional High School graduating as Valedictorian. The son of James and Darlene Graczyk joined the Marines after graduating from the United States Naval Academy and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in May 1999. Maj Graczyk was assigned to the Marine Corps Augmentation and Training Support Unit, based in Quantico, Virginia. He was deployed on several occasions in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Graczyk earned three Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medals, one Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal, two Combat Action Ribbons, two National Defense Service Medals, two Afghanistan Campaign Medals, five Iraq Campaign Medals, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Presidential Unit Citation, a Meritorious Unit Citation and seven Sea Service Deployment Ribbons. He died at age 33 in Switzerland during a month long leave. He leaves his parents, James and Darlene Shoop Graczyk, and a sister, Jennifer Sakash, among others.

Arlington National Cemetery – Sec 60 Site 9626

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  1. keribethard
    July 26th, 2011 at 05:01 | #1

    So deeply sorry for your loss. Please know that I am honored that he fought for our freedoms and he sacrificed himself for all. I pray for all of you to find peace and comfort during this time.

    Semper Fi!

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