John J. Levulis

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Eden, NY

Branch of Service: Army

Rank: Captain

Captain John J. Levulis served with pride and distinction from his days in R.O.T.C. to his assignment with the 10th Mountain Division as an infantry platoon leader in Afghanistan. He died of injuries suffered from the crash of his Humvee while in a military convoy en route to Fort Dix, New Jersey.

John was a resilient and caring leader who believed in duty first. He was the type of man who others strived to be. John was a loving husband and loyal friend.

Captain Levulis was the recipient of numerous awards and decorations, including the Bronze Star, Combat Infantry Badge, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, NATO Campaign Medal, Airborne Wings, and the Meritorious Service Medal. A portion of state Route 75, in his hometown of Eden, was renamed in his honor.


Date of Death: May 07, 2015

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