He was just more than two months into his second overseas deployment. He had previously deployed in March of 2003 to Iraq, and completed a tour that lasted more than 10 months.
|Jesus, pray for Alejo|
During his nearly 12-year career, Alejo earned numerous commendations, including the Army Commendation Medal, Fort Carson said. He was posthumously given the Purple Heart and recommended for the Bronze Star.
Alejo is survived by many loving friends and relatives.
Let us pray that Alejo Thompson is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.