Cpl. Jeremy L. Stacey
  • 23 years old
  • Date of birth: May 4, 1984
  • Date of passing: Jul 5, 2007
Let the memory of Cpl. Jeremy be with us forever

23, of Bismarck, Ark.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas; died July 5 in Baghdad of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

Fort Bliss soldier killed in Iraq

The Associated Press

FORT BLISS, Texas — A Fort Bliss soldier has been killed in Iraq, the Defense Department announced July 9.

Cpl. Jeremy L. Stacey, of Bismarck, Ark., died July 5 in Baghdad from wounds he suffered in an improvised explosive devise explosion.

Stacey, 23, was an armor crewman assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. He joined the Army in 2003 in Albuquerque, N.M., according to Army officials at Fort Bliss.

Stacey, a specialist, was posthumously promoted to the rank of corporal. He also was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

He was the 19th soldier from his unit to be killed in Iraq since it deployed to the war zone in October.


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