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Sgt Bryan James Opskar

  • Birth 14 Feb 1973 Princeton, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 23 Jul 2005 Iraq
  • Burial Becker County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 11834744

Sgt.Bryan J Opskar was killed in action when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Rutbah,Iraq. Bryan was assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division,ll Marine Expeditionary Force out of Camp Lejeune,NC. This was Sgt. Opskar's second tour of duty in Iraq.
Sgt. Opskar is survived by his wife,Leandra;parents Erling and Betty Opskar;and a brother;Christopher Opskar.
(bio by: Steve Edquist)