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Benjamin Jaewon Park

Private First Class, Army

Born: June 21, 1984
Hometown: Fairfax Station
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: June 18, 2010
Died In: Kandahar, Zhari District, Afghanistan
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Global war on Terrorism Service Medal

Private First Class Park served with the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He was killed by an improvised explosive device.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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