Time of Remembrance

Ronald R. Keeling

Age:

38

Hometown:

Olympia, WA

Date of Death:

2009/01/11

Incident Location:

Olympia, WA

Military Branch:

United States Army

Rank:

1SGT

Unit:

Bravo Battery, 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

Unit Base:

Fort Lewis, WA

1SGT Ronald R. Keeling, 38, died on January 11, 2009 in Olympia, Washington. Ron was born in Southern California and graduated from Nevada Union High School in 1987. Ron married his wife, Jenifer, on March 15, 1992 in Adak, Alaska. Upon graduation from high school, he entered the Navy and fought in Operation Desert Storm. After serving in the Navy, he enlisted in the Army. Ron is a decorated Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and returned home from his second tour to Iraq in May of 2007. Ron was currently serving as the First Sergeant for Bravo Battery, 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, stationed at Ft. Lewis, Washington.

Ron is survived by his wife, Jenifer; his two sons, Al’eck and Chandler Keeling of Olympia, Washington