Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fallen Heroes, Iraq War 03/19/03

Trevor J Diesing

Plum City, Wisconsin

August 25, 2005

Age Military Rank Unit/Location
30 Army Sgt 1st Class

U.S. Army Special Operations Command

Fort Bragg, North Carolina

 Killed n Husaybah, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their position.

DATE POSTED: AUGUST 27, 2005

Two Bragg Soldiers, one Benning Soldier die in Iraq

U.S. Special Operations Command Public Affairs

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Aug. 27, 2005) Two Soldiers assigned here to Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command and one Army Ranger assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment died Aug. 25 in Husaybah, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their position there.

Master Sgt. Ivica Jerak, 42, and Sgt. 1st Class Trevor John Diesing, 30, both assigned to Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command and Cpl. Timothy M. Shea, 22, an infantryman assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Ga., were killed.

Jerak, a native of former Republic of Yugoslavia, first entered the U. S. Army as a combat medic Jan. 19, 1988 and, after completion of initial entry training, was assigned to the 690th Medical Company, Fort Benning, Ga. Since that time, Master Sgt. Jerak served in 3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne). His last assignment was as an assistant team sergeant assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Diesing, a native of Red Wing, Minn., entered the U.S. Army as an infantryman May 24, 1993, and after completion of initial entry training, was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment of the Minnesota National Guard. Since that time, Diesing served in 2nd Battalion, 187th Infantry Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, and 1st Battalion, 10th SFG (A). His last assignment was as a team member assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Shea , a native of Sonoma, Calif., enlisted in the Army in January 2003. After completing infantry, airborne and Ranger indoctrination training at Fort Benning, Ga., he was assigned to 3rd Bn., 75th Ranger Regiment, in August 2003.

Shea deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in July 2005. He was a five-time veteran of operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom.

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