JAZMIN

Named in Honor of 

Emily Jazmin Tatum Perez 

(19 February 1983 – 12 September 2006)

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In July 2001, after graduation from high school, Perez entered the United States Military Academy at West Point.  Following graduation from West Point in 2005, she was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the 204th Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division of the United States Army.

 

Perez was killed in action on September 12, 2006, while leading a convoy through Al Kifl, Iraq, a mission for which she had volunteered.