SPC Joshua Stephen Modgling

SPC Joshua Stephen Modgling

Birth
Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota, USA
Death
19 Jun 2007 (aged 22)
Iraq
Burial
Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Plot
Sec 49A Site 69
Memorial ID
20004038 View Source

Pfc. Modgling of Las Vegas lived in Pahrump periodically for eight years, during which time he attended J.G. Johnson and Mt. Charleston Elementary schools. He played soccer for the American Youth Soccer Organization as well as Little League Baseball. He loved sports and put his heart and soul into practice and playing the game. He later attended high school in Las Vegas and Corona, Calif., before He enlisting in the Army Dec. 29, 2005, and looked forward to serving his country. During the six weeks he served in Iraq, Modgling wrote often to his family, asking for goodie bags, particularly his favorite, flaming hot Cheetos with lime. All Josh wanted was to finish serving his country, go home to attend college in the automotive field and eventually open an automotive shop with his brother Christopher. He hated the hot weather and longed for a huge snowstorm to hit there. He was also instrumental in helping others, especially kids who were on the road to trouble. He took the time to listen and to care. He was was killed in action in Iraq at age 22.

Army
1st Battalion
30th Infantry Regiment
2nd Brigade Combat Team
3rd Infantry Division
Fort Stewart, Ga.

Pfc. Modgling of Las Vegas lived in Pahrump periodically for eight years, during which time he attended J.G. Johnson and Mt. Charleston Elementary schools. He played soccer for the American Youth Soccer Organization as well as Little League Baseball. He loved sports and put his heart and soul into practice and playing the game. He later attended high school in Las Vegas and Corona, Calif., before He enlisting in the Army Dec. 29, 2005, and looked forward to serving his country. During the six weeks he served in Iraq, Modgling wrote often to his family, asking for goodie bags, particularly his favorite, flaming hot Cheetos with lime. All Josh wanted was to finish serving his country, go home to attend college in the automotive field and eventually open an automotive shop with his brother Christopher. He hated the hot weather and longed for a huge snowstorm to hit there. He was also instrumental in helping others, especially kids who were on the road to trouble. He took the time to listen and to care. He was was killed in action in Iraq at age 22.

Army
1st Battalion
30th Infantry Regiment
2nd Brigade Combat Team
3rd Infantry Division
Fort Stewart, Ga.