Spc. Jonathan D. A. Emard
United States Army
KIA 04 Jun 2008
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20, of Mesquite, Texas; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade
Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.; died June 4 in Tikrit,
Iraq, of wounds sustained in Sharqat, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using
small-arms fire and hand grenades. Also killed were Sgt. Shane P. Duffy and Sgt. Cody R. Legg.


This Memorial Page Established by-SFC Rod Brewer
In Honor Of SPC. Jonathan D. Emard, OIF June 4, 2008

Specialist Jonathan D. Emard, 20, entered the Army in
March 2006 and completed basic and advance individual training at Fort
Benning, Georgia.

A native of Mesquite, Texas, Emard was assigned to Fort Drum in July

Emard's awards and decorations include the Purple Heart, National
Defense Service Medal,and the  Combat Infantryman badge.

He is survived by his parents.

FORT DRUM- Three Mountain Division Soldiers were killed June 4, 2008
when they were engaged by enemy forces with small-arms fire and hand
grenades while their unit was assaulting a building near Hawijah, Iraq.

Sgt. Shane P. Duffy, Sgt. Cody R. Legg, and Spc. Jonathan D. Emard,
were all assigned to 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade
Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum. New York.

Jonathan, You Will Never Be Forgotten...
Christmas in Arlington...
Rest easy, sleep well my brother, Jon.
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...

SFC Rod Sept 4, 2008

June 30, 2009
Anthony P. Sardina
In Honor Of SPC Jon Emard