Cadet Company: G-4, H-3
Date of Birth: January 28, 1982
Date of Death: July 29, 2010 - View or Post a Eulogy
The Department of Defense announced the death of Capt. Jason E. Holbrook, 28, of Burnet, Texas who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He died July 29 at Tsagay, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. Killed with him was Staff Sgt. Kyle R. Warren, 28, of Manchester, N.H., also assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.
Capt. Holbrook, was a Green Beret, Ranger and member of the Army Special Forces. He graduated from the Special Forces Qualification Course on April 16 and reported to 3rd Group on May 27. He had previously served in Iraq before deploying to Afghanistan. He was deployed in July as part of Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan.
He has been awarded a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart, and a Meritorious Service Medal.
He is survived by his wife, Heather, and parents, Joan and James.
Funeral arrangements are pending.