John W. Perry

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Stockton, CA

Branch of Service: United States Army

Rank: Staff Sergeant

John W. Perry enlisted in 2008 and then initially deployed to Afghanistan from 2010-2011. He redeployed and was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, from Fort Hood, Texas. He was killed during a suicide vest bombing at Bagram, Afghanistan. John was posthumously promoted to Staff Sergeant.

John was great at his job, and he enjoyed it. His sense of humor had a way of showing up at just the right times. John left behind a wife, a daughter and a son.

Age: 30

Date of Death: November 12, 2016

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