Jack M. Martin III

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Bethany, OK

Branch of Service: U.S. Army Reserves, U.S. Army Special Forces - Green Beret

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Staff Sergeant Jack Martin started his military career in the Army Reserve in 2001, then joined the Green Berets in 2002. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Fort Lewis, Washington. He died in Jolo Island, Philippines, from the detonation of an improvised explosive device.

Self-motivated, determined and accomplished; he was a good listener, he had a way of finding a connection.

He was a medic on his team and he treated and helped thousands with compassion and expertise.

Age: 26

Date of Death: September 29, 2009

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