Pfc. Ryan Andrew Jacobsen
Summary: decorated Iraq War veteran who was among one of the 12 soldiers cited by President George W. Bush at the White House with the Wounded Soldiers Regiment last year and later became a recipient of the Purple Heart from severe wounds suffered in a small arms fire, but who had recently returned home with his family in south Florida and was later deployed to Afghanistan earlier this year.
Cause of Death: Airplane accident
Born: February 22, 1970
Died: January 25, 2007
Location: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina