Jeffrey R. Calero

Age: 34
Branch: Army National Guard
Rank: Major
Unit: ODA 2132, Company C, 1st Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Massachusetts National Guard
Station: Springfield, MA

Fallen on: October 29, 2007
Location: Kajaki, Afghanistan
Campaign: Operation Enduring Freedom

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

Hometown: Queens Village, NY
Family: He is survived by his father and mother, Raymond and Roselle Calero both of Queens, NY; his fiancée, Allison Weiner, of Manhattan; siblings Dennis Calero of Queens Village; Irene Nauke of Manhattan, and Joyce Crespo of Westbury; and three nieces, Amelia, Lauren, and Claire.