- Operation Enduring Freedom
- Operation Freedom’s Sentinel
- Operation Inherent Resolve
- Operation Iraqi Freedom
- Operation New Dawn
- Operation Odyssey Lightning
- U.S. Africa Command Operations
- U.S. Central Command operations
- The People Behind The Sacrifice
Army Spc. Justin B. Schmidt
Died April 29, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom
23, of Bradenton, Fla.; assigned to 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany; one of eight soldiers killed April 29 by a car bomb as his unit was doing a dismounted improvised-explosive device-sweep in Baghdad.
Justin Schmidt was born in 1980 at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., and grew up in Bradenton, Fla. He joined the Army in February 2002. He is survived by his parents, Victor Schmidt and Lenore Roberts.