Sgt. Jonathan Kellylee Peney “Doc”, 22, was a combat medic assigned to 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. He was born on July 1, 1987, in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida.
Doc Peney was killed by enemy fire while moving under heavy fire to provide aid to a wounded Ranger in the Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
He was on his fourth deployment in support of the War on Terror with three previous deployments to Afghanistan.
After graduating from high school, Peney enlisted, at the age of 18, in the U.S. Army from his hometown of Marietta, Ga., in November 2005.
He completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning and Combat Medic Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He returned to Fort Benning in June 2006 and completed the Basic Airborne Course and the Ranger Indoctrination Program before attending the Special Operations Combat Medic Course at Fort Bragg, N.C. Peney was then assigned to Company D, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment in November 2007.#memorialwraps #neverforget #neverforgotten #strengththroughhonor #thankyou #sacrifice #wristwraps #gymwraps #honorwraps #freedomisntfree #freedom #selflessservice #army #americantriggerpuller #americantriggerpullers
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