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

Bobby Mejia II

Saginaw, Michigan

December 23, 2006

Age Military Rank Unit/Location
20 Army Spc

1st Battalion, 125th Infantry

Big Rapids, Michigan

 Killed in Salman Pak, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

Spc. Bobby Mejia II, Saginaw, Michigan was a 2004 Saginaw High School graduate. Bobby loved the classics, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the Road Runner. He hoped to take that joy of art and turn it into a career. His dream was to be an artist and always wanted to work for the Walt Disney Company, anything to do with cartoons and animation. Bobby was a lifelong resident of Saginaw. He attended First Baptist Church of Bridgeport and was employed with the 125th Infantry Battalion of the National Guard. Bobby was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Lupe Mejia and Rev. Dr. Nick Hall, Jr. He died at age 20 in Salman Pak, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations. Also killed were: Spc. Chad J. Vollmer and Pfc. Wilson A. Algrim.

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