Summary: U.S. Army soldier who was assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Combat Team, on his second tour in Iraq and wrote an essay in February 2007 supporting the war that gained wide notice for the conservative Free Republic web site Hope Rides Alone, which suggested that the American public was ungrateful.
Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a noncombat-related vehicle accident
Born: March 8, 1984
Died: September 19, 2007
Location: Taqqadum, Iraq