Army Sgt. Aaron K. Kramer

Army Sgt. Aaron K. Kramer

Died September 16, 2010 serving during Operation Enduring Freedom

22, of Salt Lake City, Utah; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; died Sept. 16 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire.
101st Airborne soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

SALT LAKE CITY
A 22-year-old soldier from Utah who was killed in Afghanistan is being remembered as a selfless patriot who was proud to fight for his country.
More than 100 friends and family members gathered at an LDS Church chapel in Salt Lake City on Sept. 25 to bid farewell to Sgt. Aaron Kramer. Kramer was shot Sept. 16 in a firefight with the Taliban. He was a member of the Army’s 101st Airborne Division based at Fort Campbell, Ky.
His family says he decided when he was 13 he wanted to join the Army, after witnessing the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
His twin brother, Brandon, said he wished everyone knew his brother the way he did. “Not everyone is born with their best friend,” he said.

2 Comments

  1. Iceman

    Aaron,
    You stood for us over there. Back here, we stood for you. Though you may not be with us in our physical realm we know that you now sit at the right hand of God, with an eye over your amazing family and friends. Thank you is not enough. But, may we all find a way to live, worthy of your selfless gift for us.

    • Thank you for your comment Iceman but more importantly thank you for the hours you donate standing guard on our fallen heroes as a PGR. You all join the ranks of Hero in my book. We will never forget you.

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