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Jonathan Kilian Dozier

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: September 30, 1977
Hometown: Chesapeake, Virginia
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: January 9, 2008
Died In: Sinsil, Iraq
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Meritiorious Service Medal, Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, NCO Pro Development Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Global war on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal

Staff Sergeant Dozier served with the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Vilseck, Germany. He died of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

He attended Great Bridge Schools, Fork Union Military Academy, Virginia Commonwealth University and Middle Tennessee State University.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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