Staff Sgt. Jason L. Brown
United States Army
KIA 17 April 2008, Sama Village, Iraw
Fort Campbell soldier dies in Iraq
The Associated Press

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. --An Army Special Forces soldier from Fort Campbell was killed by a burst of
small-arms fire while trying to capture an al-Qaeda leader in an Iraq town, the military said.

Staff Sgt. Jason L. Brown, 29, was killed early Thursday during a combat operation in Sama Village.

Brown, of Magnolia, Texas, was a Special Forces engineer sergeant assigned to Company B, 3rd
Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Campbell, an Army post along the
Kentucky-Tennessee border.

Brown was killed instantly by small-arms fire while attempting to enter a building during an
operation to capture an al-Qaeda leader in the village, according to a release from the U.S. Army
Special Operations Command.

Brown enlisted in the Army in 2003 and was on his second combat tour when he died, the release
said.

Brown is survived by his daughter, Alyssa Gomez, of Cypress Texas; his mother, Rosemary, and his
father, James, of Cartwright, Okla.
Tributes

This Memorial Page Established by-SFC Rod Brewer
In Honor Of SSG Jason L. Brown

Staff Sergeant Jason L. Brown, 29, was killed in action
in the early morning hours on April 17, 2008 when he was struck by
small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Sama Village, Iraq.
He was a Special Forces engineer sergeant assigned to Company B, 3rd
Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne).
He was on his sceond combat tour in support of Operation Iraqi
Freedom...
Christmas in Arlington...
Rest easy, sleep well my brother, Jason.
Know the line has held, your job is done.
Rest easy, sleep well.
Others have taken up where you fell, the line has held.
Peace, peace, and farewell...  

April 03, 2011
Brandon Citty


April 30, 2008
The Smith Family
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