Jerald Allen Whisenhunt – Staff Sergeant, United States Army

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U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 117-08

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died February 8, 2008, in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

Killed were:

Corporal Michael T. Manibog, 31, of Alameda, California, who was assigned to 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Sergeant Timothy P. Martin, 27, of Pixley, California, who was assigned to 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Staff Sergeant Jerald A. Whisenhunt, 32, of Orrick, Missouri, who was assigned to 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Sergeant Gary D. Willett, 34, of Alamogordo, New Mexico, who was assigned to 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

WHISENHUNT, JERALD ALLEN
SFC   US ARMY
DATE OF BIRTH: 06/24/1975
DATE OF DEATH: 02/08/2008
BURIED AT: SECTION 60  SITE 8563
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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