Sgt. Justin J. Duffy, 3rd BDE, 82nd Airborne, Killed in Iraq

Posted on June 5, 2009. Filed under: Walker Military Adventures, Wounded Warriors |

Sgt. Justin Duffy, 3rd Bde. 82nd ABN, KIA Baghdad, Iraq 6-2-09

Sgt. Justin Duffy, 3rd Bde. 82nd ABN, KIA Baghdad, Iraq 6-2-09


Sgt. Justin J. Duffy, 31, of the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Airborne, was killed in action by an IED in Baghdad on Tuesday, June 2nd. Four other soldiers were injured in the blast: LTC Michael Shinners, Spec. 4 Ryan Higgins, Pfc. Adam Rosenbaum and Pfc. Alan Davidson. All four are in stable condition.

Sgt. Duffy  is a graduate of the University of Nebraska, Kearney, joined the Army in June 2007 and served as a truck commander. He was the recipient of the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal and the Good Conduct Medal as well as the Combat Infantryman’s Badge.

He is survived by his parents, Joseph and Janet Duffy of Cozad, Nebraska, and two sisters.

Please pray for his family and his fellow soldiers. A memorial service will be held in Iraq on Sunday.


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