Heidi Ruh

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Keil, WI

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Sergeant

Ruh joined the military in January 2003 as a biomedical equipment specialist. Assigned to 1st Medical Brigade at Fort Hood, TX, she served a deployment in Afghanistan in 2011-12, and then deployed to Kosovo in January 2014, attached to Kosovo Force’s Multinational Battle Group-East.

Heidi was ALWAYS smiling with a smile that lit up a room. If she wasn’t telling a joke to get someone to laugh, she was laughing about them herself. She always saw the best in everything. She was also a huge Dallas Cowboys fan.

Heidi has two young sons, Adam and Sean, whom she loved with all her heart. She often spoke of how proud she was of them.

Age: 32

Date of Death: May 09, 2014

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