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Army, 1st Lieutenant

Jacob Noal Fritz

VERDON, Nebraska

Fritz was part of the Battery A, 2d Battalion, 377th Field Artillery, (1 Cd), Fort Richardson, Ak supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. He died Jan. 20, 2007, from combat wounds. Fritz was 25 years old.

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"I called him 'Jolly Jake,' because no matter who you were, he always gave you that warm country smile."

- 1st Lt. Travis Reinold, a friend from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point