Jeffrey “Oz” Ausborn

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Gadsden, AL

Branch of Service: United States Air Force

Rank: Major

Major Jeffrey “Oz” Ausborn served 19 years in the United States Air Force as a pilot and instructor. While deployed to Afghanistan, he was one of nine Americans assassinated by an Afghan military pilot who turned on them during a meeting at the Kabul airport.

Jeffrey loved his children, parents and his military family. He also loved to fly and was a fan of Alabama Football.

His mother, Faye, remembers him this way: “Jeffrey, you will never be forgotten! You now have daddy in Heaven with you. I love and miss you both every second.”

Age: 41

Date of Death: March 20, 2024

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