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Jarrod A. Lallier



Date of Birth:

Date of Death:

July 3, 1991

June 18, 2012

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Spokane, WA

Southwest corner

Jarrod was born in Spokane, Washington, July 3rd1991 to Kim and Gary Lallier. He was the middle child with an older sister, Jessica and younger brother, Jordan. Jarrod grew up in Spokane- attending Brentwood Elementary, Northwood Middle School, and graduating in 2010 from Mead High School. Jarrod always cared about others and their needs before himself. He gave his life to Christ at a young age and was known for being caring, warm, friendly with a wonderful sense of humor. It was these characteristics that endured him to so many people. He loved the outdoors and the many camping trips with family and friends. Jarrod also loved sports and enjoyed basketball, track and soccer, though soccer was his favorite. He knew at a young age he wanted to serve in the military. This never wavered as he signed up for the Army between his junior and senior year in high school. After graduation, he went to boot camp at Ft. Benning in July of 2010, then onto Airborne School. He loved being a paratrooper. He was stationed at Ft. Bragg and served with the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Jarrod was deployed to Afghanistan at the end of Feb 2012 and was engaged in and around the Zharay region. On June 18, 2012, their last mission, nine others were wounded and Jarrod was killed at the age of 20, when individuals in Afghan National Police uniforms turned their weapons on his unit. ‘Land of the Free Because of the Brave’- Jarrod loved and lived this saying
Jarrod’s accommodations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, and the Parachutist Badge.
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