Sgt Zachary M. Fisher
Sgt. Zachary M. Fisher of Ballwin, Missouri graduated in 2004 from Marquette High School where he was already learning the value of Patriotism. He had known for quite some time that he wanted to serve his country and enlisted in the Army in 2006 where he served as an engineer equipment operator and team leader during route clearance operations. Zach had previously deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. His Awards and Decorations include, the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Army Good Conduct Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge and Driver Badge with Driver Wheeled Vehicles. Zach had been married for two years and was eager to get back to the states to see his wife. His commitment to the Army would have been up in just a few months, and Zach had been considering a future career in the medical field. He leaves his wife, Jessica, his mother and stepfather, Susan and James Jacobs, His father and stepmother, Bob and Alicia Fisher, his siblings, Andrew, Clayton, Emily, Alexander and Zoe. He died at age 24 at Zabul Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with an improvised explosive device. Thomas Howell Cemetery
27th Engineer Battalion (Combat Airborne)
20th Engineer Brigade (Combat)
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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