Sgt. Timothy R. Van Orman
United States Army
KIA 05 Feb 2008
24, of Port Matilda, Pa.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat
Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.; died Feb. 5 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds
sustained in Muqdadiyah when he encountered an improvised explosive device during combat
operations. Also killed were Spc. Miguel A. Baez and Sgt. John C. Osmolski.
Tributes

This Memorial Page Established by-SFC Rod Brewer
In Honor Of SERGEANT Timothy R. Van Orman

SERGEANT Timothy R. Van Orman, 24, of Port Matilda,
Pennsylvania. He was an infantry non-commissioned officer assigned to 2nd
Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment where he served as a fire team
leader.
A native of Port Matilda, Pa., Van Orman enlisted in the Army in
February 2003 and completed basic and individual training at Fort Benning,
Ga. He was assigned to 1st BCT, the "Warrior" brigade, 10th Mountain
Division, Fort Drum, New York in June 2003.
Van Orman served in Afghanistan from August 2003 to May 2004 and also
deployed to Iraq from August 2005 to July 2006.
His military education includes the Warrior Leader Course and the Air
Assault Course.

His awards and decorations include the Purple Heart, Army Achievement
Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation emblem, Army Good Conduct Medal,
National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on
Terrorism Service Medal, Non-Commisssioned Officer Professional Development
Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the Air
Assault Badge. He is survived by his wife and daughter and his parents, of
Port Matilda.   

Tim, You Will Never Be Forgotten.... Say Hooah to the others up there
with You.  
Christmas in Arlington....  
Rest easy, sleep well my brother.
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.....

Rod.
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