Jason Dunham

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Birthday
10, 1981
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 22, 2004 (22)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1981
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 22, 2004 (22)

About

In an act of unbelievable courage, he smothered an enemy grenade to protect nearby Marines during the Iraq War. He was severely injured and died just over one week later.

Before Fame

He joined the Marines in 2000 shortly after graduating high school where he was a member of the basketball team.

Trivia

He was awarded the Medal of Honor, Purple Heart, and Combat Action Ribbon posthumously.

Family Life

He grew up in a big family where he was one of four children to Dan and Deb.

Associated With

George W. Bush presented his family with his Medal of Honor.