The Warrior who became American Hero

Master Sergeant Ivica Jerak

In August 2005 Master Sergeant Ivica Jerak died in operations in Iraq. He is part of nearly 8,000 immigrants who join U.S. military each year. Sergeant Jerak was born in modern-day Croatia and joined the U.S. Army in 1988. He served as a member of 1st SFOD-D or publicly known as Delta Force, the unit specialized for urban warfare.

Ivica Jerak was killed on August 25, 2005, alongside two other soldiers when a bomb exploded near their position near the town Husaybaha in northern Iraq. He was buried at the military cemetery in Arlington.

All gave some – Some gave all
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