FORT LEWIS, Wash. – Family, friends, Soldiers and the Fort Lewis community will remember Cpt. John L. Hallett III, Cpt. Cory J. Jenkins, Sgt. 1st Class Ronald W. Sawyer, and Spc. Dennis M. Williams, in a memorial ceremony to be held Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 1:30 p.m. at Soldiers Field House.
According to the Department of Defense, Hallett, 30, of Concord California, Jenkins, 30, of Arizona, Sawyer, 38, of Trenton, Missouri, and Williams, 24, of Federal Way, Wash., died August 25 in southern Afghanistan of wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.
The Soldiers were assigned to 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, which deployed to Afghanistan in July.