Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Wed Hero

This weeks hero was submitted by Jimbailoni

Sgt. Brent Dunkleberger
Brent Dunkleberger
29 years old from New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania
1st Calvary Division, 4th Brigade Combat Team
December 11, 2006

Sgt. Dunkleberger was on his second tour of duty in Iraq when he was
killed by an RPG when his convoy was attacked while on a security

"We can't put into words right now the grief we feel, but we can put
into words how proud we are of Brent. He chose to serve our country and
give his life for what he believed in," said William Dunkleberger,
Brent's father. "we thank the community for the outpouring of support and
ask everyone to continue to pray for us. We also ask the media to respect
our privacy during this very difficult time."

Sgt. Dunkleberger graduated high school in 1996 and enlisted in the
United States Army in 2003 and became a tank driver for the 1st Calvary
Division, 4th Brigade Combat Team.

He is survived by his wife and four children.

These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives so that
others may enjoy the freedoms we get to enjoy everyday. For that, I am
proud to call them Hero.
We Have Every Right To Dream Heroic
Those Who Say That We're In A Time When There Are No Heroes, They Just
Don't Know Where To Look

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