Jared D. Stanker

IllinoisSpc. Jared D. Stanker, 22, of Evergreen Park, Illinois, died October 27, 2009, in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. Spc. Stanker was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington.