Benjamin A. Sklaver

Age: 32
Branch: U.S. Army Reserve
Rank: Captain
Unit: 422nd Civil Affairs Battalion
Station: Greensboro, NC

Killed in Action: October 2, 2009
Location: Kandahar, Afghanistan
Campaign: Operation Enduring Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star, Purple Heart, National Defense, Afghanistan Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: Medford, MA
Family: He is survived by his parents Laura and Gary Sklaver; sister Anna Sklaver; brother Samuel Sklaver and his wife Wendi; his grandmother Viola Sklaver; and his fiancée Beth Segaloff. He also leaves many aunts uncles cousins and his godson and nephew, Redmond Sklaver. Ben was predeceased by his grandparents Joseph Sklaver and Archie and Zelma Mintz.