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Sgt. Thomas J. Sweet II - Fallen

Sgt. Thomas J. Sweet II
Bismarck, ND
County: Burleigh
Iraq - Fallen
Date of Loss: November 27, 2003 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kan.

Died of non-combat related injuries Nov. 27 in Junction City, Iraq.

"I was so proud of him," Liz Sweet, Sgt. Sweet's mother, said. "I loved him dearly for his compassion."

"He was a good guy, quiet, he worked pretty hard," said Sgt. Dennis Robinson, who served alongside Sweet in Iraq. "He would make jokes about the hard times, everyday stress. He would make it fun."

Compiled from Associated Press reports.  Retrieved 10/01/2013 from "Honor the Fallen", http://projects.militarytimes.com/valor/