August 29, 2012

Jessica Wing

Staff Sgt. Jessica M. Wing, age 42, of Alexandria, Virginia, died on August 27, 2012, in Kuwait City, Kuwait in a non-combat related incident.

She was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, Bangor, Maine. 

The cause of her death has not been released as of this posting. 

Jessica served in the Army for 11 years and had deployed to Haiti and Bosnia. She also served in the National Guard for 8 years. In total she had spent 23 years in uniform in the service of her country. 

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Jessica was a helicopter crew chief and her unit provides medical evacuation to military personnel on UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters. 

Military officials stated that they are saddened and shocked at her death and are forever indebted to her for service to her country. 

Other military comrades stated that Jessica had served with distinction throughout her career and was dedicated to the military. She did her best. 

Jessica is survived by many loving friends and relatives, including her father and 2 sisters. She was predeceased by her mother. 

Let us pray that Jessica Wing is in heaven. Let us pray that she is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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