Justin S. Monschke 3rd SFG - KIA Iraq


Aug 4, 2007
Sgt. 1st Class Justin S. Monschke

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt.1st Class Justin S. Monschke, 28, of Krum, Texas, died Oct 14 in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit while on patrol during combat operations. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.

RIP :(
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Oct.15, 2007) — An Army Special Forces Soldier was killed Oct. 14 as a result of an improvised explosive device strike while conducting a combat operation in the south Baghdad region of Arab Jabour, Iraq. Sgt. 1st Class Justin S. Monschke, 28, was fatally wounded when he encountered an IED in the course of conducting a dismounted movement to a suspected enemy position. He was a Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha team weapons sergeant assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, N.C.

RIP Sgt. Monschke. My thoughts and prayers out to the members of 3rd SFG who served with him, and to the members of his family and friends back at home.

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice...