May 22, 2011

Fallen Hero: SSgt Jason Rogers, USMC

Staff Sergeant Jason Rogers of the United States Marine Corps was killed Thursday, April 7, 2011, during combat in Afghanistan.

He was killed by an IED in Helmland Province, reportedly while trying to save a fellow Marine.

SSgt Rogers was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. and according to his family was on his fifth combat deployment in Afghanistan.

SSGT Rogers would have been 29 on April 9th.

Requiescat in Pace, Marine

This Nation Will Remain The Land Of The Free 
Only So Long As It Is The Home Of The Brave
  - Elmer Davis

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