Bryan Christian Luckey

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Tampa Bay, FL

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Sergeant

Sergeant. Bryan C. Luckey, 25, of Tampa, Fla.; was assigned to 562nd Engineer Company, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; He was killed when he was shot by enemy forces while on mounted patrol in Mosul, Iraq. He excelled in his military career and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in only two years.

He was awarded the Bronze Star Award, Purple Heart, U.S. Army Commendation Medal, U.S. Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Iraqi Service Medal, noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, U.S. Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the Combat Action Ribbon.

Bryan is a graduate of the Army Airborne School, Sapper Leader Course, and was a level three qualified Army combative instructor. He is survived by his wife, his father, Patrick Luckey, brother Matthew. His father, Pat, served in the Army, and his brother, Matthew, is a Marine, slated to return to Iraq in September. He was 25. Great man of God, always there to lend a hand or ear to anyone.

Age: 25

Date of Death: June 29, 2006

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