October 7, 2013

Jeremiah Collins Jr. - U.S. Military

Lance Cpl. Jeremiah M. Collins Jr., age 19, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, died on October 5, 2013, while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

The cause of his death is unknown as of this posting. This tragedy is under investigation.

Jeremiah graduated from Hamilton High School in 2012.

Jeremiah was an intelligence specialist.

Family members describe him as a patriot who wanted to protect his country.
Angels of God, pray for Jeremiah

He is also described as determined, physically fit, focused and a young man who went above and beyond what was asked of him.

Family and friends are weeping over Jeremiah's death.

Jeremiah is survived by many loving friends and relatives including his mother,

Shannon Collins; and his father, Jeremiah Collins Sr.

Thank you for serving, Jeremiah. 

The angels are weeping before God over these boys who die at this age.

Pray for all men who die as teenagers. Yesterday they were just boys. Amen.

Pray without ceasing unto God for an end to this war in Afghanistan. It is enough. We are sick with grief for men like Jeremiah.

Pray that Jeremiah is in heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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