|Birth: ||May 16, 1990|
|Death: ||May 4, 2013|
Spc. Thomas P. Murach, 22, of Meridian, Idaho died May 4, in Maiwand, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when their vehicle was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device. The soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 36thInfantry, 1stBrigade Combat Team, 1stArmored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. In September 2010, Murach entered the US Army as an infantryman. After completing the Infantry Training Course at Fort Benning, GA, he was assigned to 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, TX. Shortly thereafter, SPC Tom Murach was selected to be a member of Reconnaissance Platoon as a sniper. SPC Tom Murach's awards include the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, , the NATO Medal, the Combat Infantry Badge, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Afghan Campaign Medal with a Campaign Star. The visitation will be held from 3:00-6:00 PM on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Alden Waggoner Funeral Chapel. All are welcome. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, May 20, 2013 at Capital Christian Center. Pastor Dave Abels of Holy Trinity Anglican Church and Chaplain Martinez of the Idaho Army National Guard will be officiating. All are welcome. Internment, with full military honors, will follow the funeral service at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery. Thomas Murach is survived by his mother Mary, brothers Nick, Will, and Mike, father Chet, and many uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.
Idaho State Veterans Cemetery
Plot: Section 12 Row V Site 351
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: May 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110100722