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A matter of country, family and trust
Brooklet soldier serves in Iraq with the constant support of his family back home
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Jason Yurek is shown with his daughter Meghan during a recent boating trip off the Georgia coast. - photo by Special
A Brooklet man who is a medic in the 3rd Infantry Division has made a career of serving his country, with the support and sacrifice of his family behind him. Staff Sgt. Jason Yurek, originally from Knoxville, Tenn., joined the U.S. Army in 1989, and has seen deployments to Bosnia, Kuwait and three to his current post in Iraq. And each time his wife Shannon and three children, Patrick, 14, Meghan, 11, and Nolan, 7, are at home anxiously awaiting his return.
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