Michael B. Cook, Jr.

Age: 27
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Specialist
Unit: 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division
Station: Fort Riley, KS

Killed in Action: June 6, 2011
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
Campaign: Operation Iraqi Freedom

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

Hometown: Lowell, MA
Family: He is survived by wife, Samantha Mitchell-Cook, his two children, Hailee and Michael III; his parents Michael Sr. and Patti Cook; his brother Lucas and sister Kimberly; grandmother Beatrice Mitchell-Cook; and his extended family.