Adam James Ray born March 9,
was killed in Action in
Tuesday February 9, 2010
when his unit was hit with an IED. Adam was attached to
the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker
Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division out of Joint
Base Lewis-McChord, WA.
Adam has received several
military honors, including Combat Infantryman Badge,
Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and the Army Service Ribbon
and posthumously received a promotion to SGT
and won the Bronze Star and the Army Commendation Medal.
Ray has served in
and up to his death was stationed out of Joint Base
Adam Ray is survived by his parents, Jim and Donna Ray
(Fargo, ND); sisters, Betsy (Iowa City, IA) and Amanda
(Fargo, ND); brothers, Zachary (Florissant, MO) and Seth
(Fargo, ND); one very loved nephew Christopher;
grandparents John and Doris Ray (Louisville, KY) and
Bobby and Marilyn Sumner (Tampa FL); and many aunts,
uncles and cousins. Adam had some very close Brothers
and Sisters in the Military that should be mentioned for
the family bond of the soldiers is as strong as blood.
His birthday was 3-9-10
He would of been 24 years old. We released 24 green and
white balloons into the air and sang Happy Birthday to
He lives in our hearts forever.
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