SPC Jacques Earl “Gus” Brunson

SPC Jacques Earl “Gus” Brunson

Birth
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Death 24 Jul 2005 (aged 30)
Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Burial Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 11427344 View Source

Army Spc. Jacques E. Brunson, 30, of Americus, Ga.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Albany, Ga.; killed July 24 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was on patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Army Staff Sgt. Carl R. Fuller, Army Sgt. James O. Kinlow and Army Sgt. John F. Thomas. He was a devoted father of his two children and while missing his own kids while being in Iraq, he requested coloring books, crayons, pencils, sunglasses and toys for the Iraqi children he would see while on combat patrols.


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