Leon G. James II

Age: 46
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: 3rd Battalion, 314th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 78th Division
Station: Fort Drum, NY

Killed in Action: October 5, 2005
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
Campaign: Operation Iraqi Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star, Purple Heart

Hometown: Springfield, MA
Family: He leaves behind his wife, Sylvia, and three daughters: Maria, 16, Rachael, 11, and Kathryn, 5.