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Jesse Gladden Clowers, Jr.

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: January 26, 1980
Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: August 12, 2007
Died In: Kuzkalakhel, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
Awards: Purple Heart

Staff Sergeant Clowers served with the 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was a  1998 graduate of Cave Spring High School and 2003 graduate of Virginia Tech.

He is buried in the Ferguson Family Cemetery, Roanoke, Virginia.

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