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Staff Sergeant Jonathan M. Metzger

Posted June 20, 2016 by Jaclyn Clark

Fallen Gold Star Hero, Staff Sgt. Jonathan M. Metzger was on patrol in Afghanistan with the 81st troop command when their vehicle was attacked by an IED.  He and three others serving in the National Guard with him dies that night.  Over the course of his career, Staff Sgt. Metzger received many awards and decorations, including:

Bronze Star (2)
Purple Heart
Army Good Conduct Medal
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign medal with Bronnze Service Star
Iraq Campaign medal with Bronze Service Star
Armed Forces Reserve medal with 'M' Device (2)
Noncommissioned officers professional Development Ribbon (2)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
NATO Medal
Combat Action Badge
Driver and Mechanic Badge