|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1970|
|Death: ||May 20, 2008, Afghanistan|
Lt. Jeffrey A. Ammon of Orem, Utah grew up in Idaho but went to high school in Orem. He received a bachelor of science degree in nuclear engineering from OSU and was highly regarded by both faculty and fellow students. He was already in the Navy's submarine service when they sent him to the university to get an undergraduate degree in nuclear engineering and prepare him for a career as an officer. He received a license as a nuclear reactor operator while still an OSU undergraduate student. Jeff was serving in Afghanistan as a member of Provincial Reconstruction Team Ghazni. He was a professional who was extremely dedicated to his family, his shipmates and the nation. He died as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device in the Aband District, Afghanistan at age 37. Jeff was only three weeks shy of reaching his 20th year in the military and was scheduled to return home from his tour but recently extended his service for six months. He was married with two children.
Commander Navy Region Northwest
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: May 23, 2008
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