CPL Lucas A Frantz USA 10-18-2005 OIF Tonganoxie, KS, age 22. Died of injuries suffered on his 22nd birthday during a sniper attack in Mosul. Frantz's platoon was conducting an operation in an area of Mosul known as "Bedrock." Frantz was in his Stryker vehicle protecting dismounted members of his platoon when he was attacked. At his funeral, Maj. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., a two-star general in the U.S. Army, presented Frantz's military medals -- the Bronze Star and Purple Heart -- to his family.
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