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Jacob A. Gassen

Died: October 29, 2010

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Branch: U.S. Army

Operation Enduring Freedom. Private 1st Class Jacob A. Gassen, 21, was one of six soldiers who died November 29, in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an insurgent attacked their unit with small arms fire. He was from Beaver Dam, Wis.

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