Sgt. Cody R. Legg
United States Army
KIA 04 Jun 2008
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23, of Escondido, Calif.; 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 Spc. Jonathan D.
A. Emard.

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This Memorial Page Established by-SFC Rod Brewer
In Honor Of SGT Cody R. Legg, OIF, 06/04/08

Sergeant Cody R. Legg, 23, joined the Army in July 2003
and completed basic and advance individual training at Fort Benning,
Georgia.

Originally from Escondido, California, Legg's first assignment was with
the 2nd Infantry Division based at Camp Casey, Korea. In December
2004, he was reassigned to Fort Drum.

Legg was previously deployed with 1st BCT to Iraq from August 2005 to
August 2006.

His military education includes the Warrior Leader Course.

Legg's awards and decorations include the Purple Heart, Army
Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Iraq
Campaign Medal,Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned
Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas
Service Ribbon, and the Combat Infantryman badge.

He is survived by his father; mother and stepfather; and brother.

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. Cody R. Legg, Sgt. Shane P. Duffy 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.

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